Hace 1 día · The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was a major battle on the Eastern Front of World War II where Nazi Germany and its allies unsuccessfully fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad (later renamed Volgograd) in Southern Russia.
- 23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943, (5 months, 1 week and 3 days)
- Expulsion of the Axis from the Caucasus, reversing their gains from the 1942 Summer Campaign
13 de sept. de 2023 · La batalla de Stalingrado (1949) En el verano de 1942, las hordas fascistas alemanas corrieron al Volga. Pero Stalin ordena al general Vasilevsky que haga todo lo posible para defender a Stalingrado. Un representante de Stavka Malenkov es enviado aquí, quien llama a los trabajadores a defender su ciudad natal.
10 de sept. de 2023 · Background. German artillery at Stalingrad in 1942. Image credit Everett Collection via Shutterstock. Germany invaded the Soviet Union (USSR) on June 22nd, 1941. Known as Operation Barbarossa, this campaign was crucial for Adolf Hitler 's goal of procuring Lebensraum (living space) in the east.
Hace 2 días · 20,500 tanks destroyed  Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa; Russian: Операция Барбаросса, romanized: Operatsiya Barbarossa) was the invasion of the Soviet Union by Nazi Germany and many of its Axis allies, starting on Sunday, 22 June 1941, during the Second World War.
- 22 June 1941 – 7 January 1942, (6 months, 2 weeks and 2 days)
- Axis captured approximately 600,000 square kilometres of Soviet territory but failed to reach the A-A line
- Axis strategic failure
15 de sept. de 2023 · Боевые действия с 7 мая по 23 июля 1942 года. Сталингра́дская би́тва — одно из важнейших и крупнейших генеральных сражений Второй мировой и Великой Отечественной войн между Красной армией и ...
Hace 1 día · Khrushchev was present at the defense of Stalingrad, a fact he took great pride in throughout his life. After the war, he returned to Ukraine before being recalled to Moscow as one of Stalin's close advisers.