first published on March 28, 2016 by Will
Nazi Germany’s 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union, known as Operation Barbarossa, is depicted here in Lego format by a Youtube channel called Brick Dictator, and it is awesome.
Operation Barbarossa was the most massive invasion in the history of warfare. With 4 million troops and hundreds of thousands of vehicles pushing the Russians back along a nearly 2,000 mile front, the German forces made great gains and were soon on Moscow’s doorstep. However, the Nazis bit off more than they could chew, as logistics couldn’t keep up with the advance. As a bitter Russian winter set on the battlefield, the Germans were forced to pull back.