In July and August 1941, the 2d SS Cavalry Brigade participated in antipartisan operations in the Pripet
Marshes, shooting 13,788 people at the cost of two dead.
On the rise of German geopolitical thinking and reclamation schemes for the Pripet
Marshes in the 1930s: David Blackbourn, The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany (New York: W.
48 The Pripet
Marshes cover tens of thousands of square miles on the border of which two European countries?
YOU CAN GO a long way in this augmented European Union of ours: from the Aran Isles to the Pripet
marshes, from Lapland to Sicily.
The approach also helps suggest links across time and place--between bog peoples of Europe or of New Guinea, the Olmecs practising agriculture in swampy Mesoamerica and those enjoined by Mussolini to drain the Pripet
Then followed the piston blows of history: just as the Slavs coming from the Pripet
Marshes had hurled themselves into the Balkans so came the Turks into Serbia and Bosnia.
A few regions with natural conditions favourable to the production of large bifacial artefacts are in eastern, central and northern Europe: the Upper Volga, Middle Dnieper, south Scandinavia, Volhynia, south Poland, and the upper reaches of the Nemunas and Pripet