The Defence of Sevstopol
Erich von Manstein's soldiers have trapped a massive Soviet force in Crimea, but the doomed troops have no intentions of surrendering, strongly motivated by patriotism. Manstein assembles the greatest concentration of artillery in history, which includes the world's biggest railway-gun nicknamed 'Dora,' and for eight months Soviets troops are savagely bombarded; destroying Sevastopol's only harbor.
World War II
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