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Kherson Offensive: What Went Wrong? The New Atlas

4 Sept 2022

Ukraine’s “Kherson Offensive” has been downgraded from an actual offensive back into the long-range stand-off fighting that has favored Russia.

What went wrong?

Between a correlation of forces favoring Russia and poor planning, what was a politically-motivated offensive had been doomed before it was launched.


Newsweek – Ukraine Plans ‘Systemic Grinding’ of Putin’s Army to Take Kherson: Official: https://www.newsweek.com/ukraine-plan…

Washington Post – Ukrainians line up to donate blood to save ‘soldiers who are fighting for us’: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/…

US Army, Fort Benning – Amor Mounted Maneuver Journal (Spring 2017), “Defeating the Battalion Tactical Group: https://www.benning.army.mil/Armor/eA…