Soviet soldiers advance through the snow-covered ruins during the Battle of Stalingrad. The Axis offensive to capture Stalingrad began on 23 August 1942 and would culminate in one of the bloodiest and most destructive battles in military history. The Axis suffered 850,000 total casualties (wounded, killed, captured) 400,000 Germans, 200,000 Romanians, 130,000 Italians, and 120,000 Hungarians,Volgograd Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. January 1943.

Soviet soldiers advance through the snow-covered ruins during the Battle of Stalingrad. The Axis offensive to capture Stalingrad began on 23 August 1942 and would culminate in one of the bloodiest and.

Unseen large pictures from the Battle of Stalingrad.

German crew fires on a suspected Red Army sniper location Stalingrad, 1942

Battle of Stalingrad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A German prisoner of war escorted by a Soviet soldier, Stalingrad, 1943

A Soviet soldier waving the Red Banner over the central plaza of Stalingrad in 1943

A Soviet soldier waving the Red Banner over the central plaza in Stalingrad, RIA Novosti Archive Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty .

Soviet defense of Stalingrad

World War II aircraft moonlight Leningrad Army Corps USSR Operation Barbarossa German military Soviet Army rockets Dachau Whermacht prisoners to fight against the Vietnamese in the French-Indochina war.

Gen. Vasily Chuikov, defender of Stalingrad, late 1942. He was able to combine a tough-as-nails attitude with understanding of the soldiers. But just like his superior, Joseph Stalin, he had little regard for the lives of the individuals.

[Photo] Vasily Chuikov, circa early 1940s

Vasily Ivanovich CHUIKOV February 1900 – 18 March was a Soviet lieutenant general in the Red Army during World War II, commander of the Army during the Battle of Stalingrad, twice Hero of the Soviet Union and after the war a Marshal of the Soviet Union.

German 6th Army Infantrymen pause in the ruins during heavy fighting with Soviet forces during the Battle of Stalingrad, (in present day Volgograd Oblast), Russia. September/October 1942.

Unseen Pictures From Battle Of Stalingrad: Large Images: Part 1

Zaytsev is the most well known sniper in history and the Battle of Stalingrad was where he cut his teeth

Vasily Grigoryevich Zaytsev Soviet sniper during World War II, notable particularly for his activities between 10 November and 17 December during the Battle of Stalingrad. He killed 225 soldiers.

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Battle of Stalingrad - Wikipedia, Infantry and a supporting STUG II assault gun advance to the Stalingrad City Center Aug 1942

German soldiers surrender at Stalingrad in February 1943 - the battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of the war - This Day in WWII History: Jan 24, 1943: Von Paulus to Hitler: Let us surrender!

German soldier`s surrender at Stalingrad in Feb 1943 . The battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of the war . This Day in History : Jan 24 1943 : Von Paulus to Hitler : " Let us surrender !

Soviet soldiers move through the trenches amongst the ruins during the Battle of Stalingrad. The German and Axis allied offensive to capture Stalingrad began on 12 September 1942 and ended on 2 February 1943. It is among the bloodiest battles in the history of warfare, with over two million killed and the entire city in ruins. The heavy losses inflicted on the Wehrmacht make it arguably the most strategically decisive battle of the whole war. It was a turning point in the European Theater of…

Soviet soldiers move through the trenches amongst the ruins during the Battle of Stalingrad. The German and Axis allied offensive to capture Stalingrad began on 12 September 1942 and ended on

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