German Wehrmacht soldiers pause en route to the Battle of Moscow. Temperatures drop to as low as and the Germans are ill-equipped for the Russian winter, with jackets made of light wool and leather boots with no insulation.
Stug III in Russia. As you can see there is a zimmerit on this Stug. Zimmerit was a paste-like coating used on mid- and late-war German armored fighting vehicles during World War II. What you think about the Stug III.
German mechanized troops rest at Stariza, Russia on November only just evacuated by the Russians, before continuing the fight for Kiev. The gutted buildings in the background testify to the thoroughness of the Russians "scorched earth" policy.