National Technical University of Ukraine «Kyiv Polytechnic Institute»
The author considers one of the many battles of the Second World War, which
had a direct bearing on the liberation of Ukraine from German invaders. Analyzes
the planning and preparation by the Soviet command Korsun-Shevchenkivs’ka Operation
Ukeraine on the Right Bank.
Events this operation unfolded mainly in the region of the Dnieper near Kaniv.
Consider in detail the conduct of the Soviet offensive and the counterattack of the
German command, which sought to rescue the encircled troops.
The data of the Soviet and German historians regarding the loss of the German
forces during the military operation.
The author concludes that, due to implementation of Korsun-Shevchenkivs’-
ka operations for the Soviet army has opened up new opportunities to further advance
and the final liberation of Ukraine from Nazi invaders.
Keywords: Korsun-Shevchenkivs’ka offensive, World War II, Right-Bank Ukraine,