Monday, October 24, 2016

A day in history

On this day in 1942 the very first hints of a defeat for Nazi Germany on the Volga began to appear. A Soviet victory on the great river was no longer seen as completely impossible.

Operations of Paulus' Sixth Army in Stalingrad slowed down considerably due to exhaustion after two weeks of intense fighting as well as the weather growing appreciably colder.

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