6.1 Edge of the World
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By Roland LeBlanc
July 23, 1942
A battle group, consisting of mobile formations, will give flank cover in the
east and capture the Grozny area and dispatch a force to block the Ossetian and Georgian Army Road in the mountain passes. Thereafter the Baku area will be occupied by a thrust along the Caspian coast…..The Army Groupcan count upon the later commitment of the Italian Alpine Corps.
— From : Führer Directive No.45 “Continuation
of Operation Braunschweig”