The main effort, however, was to the south, where the Korsun–Shevchenkovsky Offensive was launched on January 24. After a massive bombardment, 2nd Ukrainian Front's, 4th Guards and 53rd Armies attacked to the south of the Korsun bulge, and were joined the next day by the 5th Guards Tank more


In 1998 a group of seachers discovered a drowned Soviet Sherman in the river Gniloy Tikich. After long preparative work in 2004 they managed to pull it out from the bottom. Now the restored M4A2 is exhibited in the museum of the Ukrainian National Defence more

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