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Reka Volga in the distance.  The building at left is the L-formiges haus [L-shaped (apartment) house].   At right is the Railwaymen's House.  [This astute identification is from Wigand Wuster's book "An Artilleryman in Stalingrad"].  The cameraman was standing near what is now the intersection of Sovetskaya & Prazhskaya Streets.

Reka Volga in the distance. The building at left is the L-formiges haus…

Two German soldiers in a trench during the Battle of Stalingrad.

The German soldiers frozen in the cold of winter at Stalingrad, which is widely referred to as the turning point of World War II in Europe

The Battle of Stalingrad - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/battle-stalingrad.html

German soldiers near the ruins of Stalingrad Tractor Factory. The site of bitter fighting throughout the battle. The tractor factory had b.

Friedrich Paulus attained the rank of GFM and is best known for commanding the 6. Armee in the Battle of Stalingrad. Including the successful advance toward the city of Stalingrad and the less successful attack in 1942 stopped by the Soviet counter-offensives during the 1942-1943 winter. The battle ended in disaster for Nazi Germany when Soviet forces encircled and defeted about 265.000 german soldiers. Of the 107.000 soldiers  captured, only 6.000 survived captivity and returned home by…

Friedrich Paulus – Nickname: "The Noble Lord" Death: Developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. died in Dresden on 1 February

Perhaps the longest, bloodiest battle in modern history - The Battle of Stalingrad.  Soviet army held off Hitler's troops through desperate conditions - a starving city, not nearly enough arms, not enough warm clothing.  Ultimately changing the tide of the war.

The Battle of STALINGRAD. A group of combat detachment factory "Red October", in the foreground, Commander f.

Soviet troops advanced in trench during the battle of Stalingrad

1942 - Soldiers moving through the city trenches in Stalingrad, Soviet Union.

The Battle of STALINGRAD. German soldiers change their disposition. September. 1942. Stalingrad

The Battle of STALINGRAD. German soldiers change their disposition.

German trench -- Stalingrad.

This picture shows German soldiers in a trench during the Battle of Stalingrad. It got my attention because it shows that some of the war tactics from have continued into which would be trench warfare as evidenced here

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