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.
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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