Operation Yupiter

Jupiter

This was a Soviet offensive, more formally known as the 'Mozhaysk-Vyaz’ma Offensive Operation', against Generalfeldmarschall Günther von Kluge ’s Heeresgruppe ‘Mitte’ in the area to the west and north-west of Moscow within the ‘Rzhev-Vyaz’ma Strategic Offensive Operation’, which was the second Soviet strategic offensive of the ‘Great Patriotic War’ of World War II after the 'Moscow Strategic Offensive Operation' (10 January/28 February 1942).