Battle for Stalingrad, 1942 - a picture from the past

Battle for Stalingrad, 1942

This cinematic photograph shows Red Army troops in the ruins of war-torn Stalingrad in 1942. The city was flattened by German bombs at the start of their offensive, leading to a battle that was characterised by savage street fighting. The German defeat at Stalingrad in February 1943 is considered to be the turning point of the war on the eastern front


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