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  ::The Battle of Stalingrad::
The Battle of Stalingrad is considered by many historians to have been the turning point in World War Two in Europe.
The battle at Stalingrad bled the German army dry in Russia and after this defeat, the Germany Army was in full retreat.
The Battle for Stalingrad was fought during the winter of 1942 to 1943.
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  The Battle Of Stalingrad
It was the stubborn battle to occupy the city itself to the last ruined meter, and later Hitler's refusal to retreat from Stalingrad, that cost him his entire southern campaign, and horrible losses to both sides.
Stalingrad's defenders were informed that the secret police guards all crossing points on the Volga, and everyone crossing the river without permission will be shot on the spot.
One unit which perhaps sacrificed most in the battle of Stalingrad was the elite 13th Guards division, which was sent across the Volga into Stalingrad just in time to repel a German attack that reached the Volga near the center of the city.
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  Battle of Stalingrad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The battle was marked by brutality and disregard for military and civilian casualties on both sides.
The battle is taken to include the German siege of the southern Russian city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd), the battle inside the city, and the Soviet counter-offensive which eventually trapped and destroyed the German Sixth Army and other Axis forces around the city.
The battle began with the heavy bombing of the city by the Luftwaffe.
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 Battle of Stalingrad - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Stalingrad was a major turning point in World War II, and is considered the bloodiest battle in human history and arguably one of the greatest come-backs in military history.
The battle was marked by the brutality and disregard for civilian casualties on both sides.
The battle is taken to include the German siege of the southern Russian city of Stalingrad (today Volgograd), the battle inside the city, and the Soviet counter-offensive which eventually trapped and destroyed the German and other Axis forces in and around the city.
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The Battle of Stalingrad was a major turning point in World War II and one of the bloodiest battles human history.
The battle is taken to the German siege of the southern Russian of Stalingrad (today Volgograd) the battle inside the city and Soviet counter-offensive which eventually trapped and destroyed German and other Axis forces in and around the city.
The Battle of Stalingrad was pivotal in the war; it turned the tide against the Germans and forced th...
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 Stalingrad Battle
Speaking about the meaning of the Stalingrad Battle in the history of modern Russia, let us remind you that the history of the Soviet Union comes to be the essential part of the history of Russian Federation.
Stalingrad Battle is one of the supreme battles of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-45, the war of the Soviet Union against Germany and its allies (Hungary, Italy, Romania, Finland).
The Stalingrad Battle can be relatively divided into two periods: the defensive one, starting from the 17th of July up to the 18th of November, 1942, and the offensive one, beginning from the 19th of November, 1942 up to the 2nd of February, 1943.
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 H-Museum : Stalingrad / Volgograd 1943 - 20032
Stalingrad itself caused the death of more than 250.000 German soldiers; the human sacrifice of the Soviet Union is estimated at half a million.
This incomprehensibly great number of destroyed life-histories with its devastation in the individual memories of millions of relatives, the trauma of the German attack, the appalling devastation by the Wehrmacht were not able to develop a strong Soviet identity in accordance with the wishes of the rulers of the state.
Stalingrad as a place of remembrance represents the core of this heroic remembrance: a heroic memorial complex, one kilometer long, and crowned by a 90 meter-tall statue of Mother Homeland.
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 BBC NEWS | Europe | Russia marks Battle of Stalingrad
Stalingrad became the symbol of Soviet perseverance in the face of the prevailing enemy.
Stalingrad - a large industrial centre on the way to the oil fields of the Caucasus - was to be Hitler's prized possession, ever more so because it carried the name of Stalin.
The battle was savage with hand-to-hand fighting for every street corner, carpet bombings that left the city in ruins, hunger and frostbite that killed tens of thousands on both sides.
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 Download Stalingrad
The Battle of Stalingrad became the turning point of World War II and one of the largest battles in the Eastern Front.
Historians believe that in 1942, the Battle of Stalingrad was the decisive point for all humankind, since the outcome of it meant victory or death for Wehrmacht.
In "Stalingrad", we plan to implement an accurate step-by-step replay of this battle and let the players feel like they are participating in the Battle of the Volga, which took place over 50 years ago.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Battle of Stalingrad
The Battle of Stalingrad was a battle between Nazi Germany and its allies and the Soviet Union for the Soviet city of Stalingrad that took place between August 21 1942 and February 2 1943, as part of World War II.
The battle was marked by brutality and disregard for military and civilian casualties on both sides.
The battle is taken to include the German siege of the southern Russian city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd), the battle inside the city, and the Soviet counter-offensive which eventually trapped and destroyed the German 6th Army and other Axis forces around the city.
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 SearchEngine.net - Battle Of Stalingrad
The siege and battle at Stalingrad was the furthest the Germans were able to push into the eastern front during World War II.
The main action centers on the battle for Stalingrad during the winter of 1942.
The principal adversaries in the battle for Stalingrad marked a sharp departure in...
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 MilitaryEnglish magazine Stalingrad: the ferocious urban battle
The general feeling among the civilian population in Stalingrad was that the city would be occupied by the Germans in a matter of a few days.
The unit which perhaps sacrificed most in the battle of Stalingrad was the elite 13th 'guards' division.
This meant that the fighting in Stalingrad was reduced to an endless series of small battles not just for every street but literally for every building, every floor, and sometimes for every room in a building.
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 Battle of Stalingrad - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Stalingrad was a major turning point in World War II, and is considered the bloodiest battle in human history.
The remnants of the German forces in Stalingrad surrendered on February 2, 1943; 91,000 tired and starving Germans were taken captive.
More than 40,000 Soviet civilians died in Stalingrad and its suburbs during a single week of aerial bombing as the 6th and 4th armies approached the city; the total number of civilians killed in the regions outside the city is unknown, but probably makes this number much higher.
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 The Battle of Stalingrad
Moreover when the first attacks on Stalingrad, by Paulus's 6th Army, were checked in mid-July, although narrowly checked, Hitler increasingly drained his forces in the Caucasus to reinforce the divergent attack on Stalingrad.
Stalingrad was heavily hit by air attack; one raid of 600 planes started vast fires and killed 40,000 civilians.
And Stalingrad definitely seemed to be a desperate situation for Russians surrounded and outnumbered in the ruins of what used to be a city.
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 Battle of Stalingrad Pictures
he Battle of Stalingrad was a major turning point in World War II and is considered one of the bloodiest battles in recorded human history.
The battle was marked by brutality and disregard for military and civilian casualties on both sides.
The battle is taken to include the German siege of the southern Russian city of Stalingrad, which is today Volgograd, the battle inside the city, and the Soviet counter-offensive which eventually trapped and destroyed the German Sixth Army and other Axis forces in and around the city.
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 Battle of Stalingrad - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The Battle of Stalingrad was fought on a fine Spring morning at some point between 1939 BC and 1945 AD, and has been called "the great battle of our time" - Oscar "Gandalf" Wilde.
She then leapt into the heart of the battle, devouring as many as 400,000 of the participants, before leaving to go and convert some Christians to Satanism.
All of the 7 million Germans were killed, either on the battle field or in a gas chamber.
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 Battle of Stalingrad
Moreover when the first attacks on Stalingrad by General Friedrich Paulus's 6th Army, were checked in late August, Hitler started to transfer forces from the drive south (most notably diverting elements of the 4th Panzer Army) to reinforce the attack on Stalingrad, which had been but a secondary objective.
When the Germans entered Stalingrad, they saw nothing but ruins, however their advance was frustrated as thousands of micro battles erupted all over the streets of what used to be a city.
And Stalingrad definitely seemed to be a desperate situation for the Soviets, surrounded and outnumbered in the ruins of what used to be a city.
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 Nival Interactive | Blitzkrieg | Missions | 12. The Battle of Stalingrad
In the autumn of 1942 the Germans, having smashed the Soviet army along the Southwestern front, approached Stalingrad and the Caucasus.
Stalingrad was strategic not only because of its tank and artillery factories, but also as the gateway from the Caucasus and Transcaucasia to the rest of the country.
The Allies had crushed an 80,000-strong combined Italian and German force in Northern Africa and the Americans were involved in a protracted battle with the Japanese on Guadalcanal.
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 Battle of Stalingrad information - Search.com
The Battle of Stalingrad was a major turning point in World War II and is arguably considered the bloodiest battle in recorded human history.
The battle began with the heavy bombing of the city by the Luftwaffe.
Also, more than 40,000 Soviet civilians died in Stalingrad and its suburbs during a single week of aerial bombing as the 6th and 4th armies approached the city; the total number of civilians killed in the regions outside the city is unknown.
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 The Battle of Stalingrad
The Battle of Stalingrad was a battle between the Russians and Germans during World War II.
The Battle of Stalingrad was regarded as the turning point in World War II on the Eastern Front.
Stalingrad could only be obtained by fighting directly, which would turn out even more deadly than trench warfare in World War I. Hitler was constantly changing the generals that he appointed to be in control if the army.
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 Battle of Stalingrad
Throughout the battle the Russians were heavily outnumbered, but because of the determination and fear of being captured as a POW, many Russians literally fought to the death.
Because of the closeness of the battle by the two sides many times hand to hand combat was used resorting in the use of knives and bayonets.
At one point in the battle the Luftwaffe Chief Herman Goering claimed that he would be able to fly in 500 tons of food, materials, and ammunition to the surrounded Sixth Army.
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 Battle of Stalingrad
For a previous generation, the Battle of Stalingrad, which began in the summer of 1942 and ended in January 1943, had a similar importance.
The Battle of Stalingrad had a different character since most noncombatants were evacuated across the Volga before the worst fighting began.
German director Joseph Vilsmaier's 1993 "Stalingrad" is a powerful antiwar film that focuses on the disintegration of the German army under the combined forces of the Soviet army and the brutal Russian winter.
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The Battle of Stalingrad (August 1942 - February 1943) was the decisive World War II Soviet victory that stopped the German southern advance and turned the tide of the war.
At Stalingrad Soviet armies began the series of offensives that were to take them to Berlin.
Stalingrad was a long urban strip strung out along the west bank of the Volga.
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 CNS - Tularemia, Biological Warfare, and the Battle for Stalingrad (1942-1943)
CNS - Tularemia, Biological Warfare, and the Battle for Stalingrad (1942-1943)
Tularemia, Biological Warfare, and the Battle for Stalingrad (1942-1943)
According to one Soviet retrospective: "Late in the fall of 1942, epicenters of the tularemia epizootic in the field mouse [lit: vole] were detected in the basin of the Don-delta.
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 Stalingrad
General Friedrich Paulus, the commander of the 6th Army, was ordered to capture Stalingrad, a city that controlled the rail and waterway communications of southern Russia.
General Georgi Zhukov, the military leader who had yet to be defeated in a battle, was put in charge of the defence of Stalingrad.
Stalingrad was a part of the price which had to be paid for the salvation of Europe from the, Bolshevik hordes.
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 WW2DB: Battle of Stalingrad
Stalingrad, named after the wartime leader Joseph Stalin, was high on Adolf Hitler's list, perhaps even more so than Leningrad.
The Russian 62nd and 64th Armies defending Stalingrad under the command of Lieutenant General Vassal Chuikov were less equipped than their German counterparts, but they were armed with two unique characteristics.
In Berlin, German army officials pleaded to Adolf Hitler that the simultaneous Caucasus and Stalingrad campaigns were too risky for that German did not have the resources to carry on both at the same time.
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