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Führer Directive 21 (Case Barbarossa) set out the strategic objective of Barbarossa. What was this?
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The destruction of the bulk of the Red Army located in the western areas of the Soviet Union. The Germans sought to destroy the Red Army in the 250 mile (400 km) border region up to the Dnieper and Dvina rivers. Once the German Army had achieved this task, it was to push on toward the Ural mountains.