Is it possible these fallen Red Army soldiers are still buried here, under this asphalt road (Skhol’naya Ulitsa) in Pogreby, Bryansk Oblast?
Early on the morning of 12 October 1941, elements of the Soviet 282nd Rifle Division attempted to break out of the Bryansk pocket and ran into Aufklärungs-Abteilung 29, which had only taken up quarters in Pogreby the previous evening. Though they surprised the Germans, their escape attempt collapsed in heavy fire. In the aftermath of the brief battle, the Germans brought in 160 prisoners and counted 104 bodies. Local civilians buried the dead.