Monday Oct 23, 2023

Stalingrad part 3: Shocking casualties

The third installment describing the biggest single battle in history: the siege of Stalingrad. 

By November 1942, the casualties for attackers and defenders was unsustainable for both sides. The Soviet high command, Stavka, makes a new plan. 

Pavlov's House


Map 1: The city of Stalingrad


Map 2: The plan for Operation Uranus



Antony Beevor, The Second World War.

Antony Beevor, Stalingrad: the Fateful Siege 1942–1943. .

William Craig, Enemy at the Gates.

Anthony Tucker Jones, Slaughter on the Eastern Front: Hitler and Stalin’s War 1941–1945.

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