All of Estonia is captured by the Germans

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06. December 1941

After Estonian mainland had been captured, battles continued on the islands.

Saaremaa was captured by Octobre 5, and Hiiumaa by October 21. Only place still held by the Red Army was

Osmusaare Island, but the garrison was evacuated on December 2.
On December 6, Germans reached the island, and this ended the first Soviet occupation in Estonia.

Source: Eesti ajalugu. VI: Vabadussõjast taasiseseisvumiseni. Lk-d 196-227.


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