Operation Wintermärchen (i)

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'Wintermärchen' (i) was an Axis unrealised plan by Generalfeldmarschall Wilhelm List’s Heeresgruppe 'A' for Generale d’Armata Italo Gariboldi’s Italian 8a Armata to launch an offensive against the Soviet bridgehead over the Don river between Kletskaya and Sirotinskaya on the Eastern Front in the area to the north-west of Stalingrad (September 1942).