Stalingrad Author:Heinz Schroter In August 1942 the Nazis hurled one third of a million men at Stalingrad...and Hitler boasted it was his. — But in the rubble-strewn streets the civilians fought on with rifles and grenades--and the city held. Then, out of the icy November fog, came wave after wave of snow-white Russian tanks. Now the mighty German army was itself surrounded, a... more »nd the stage was set for the single battle that was to take more lives than the U.S. lost in the entire war.
Here is the full story of that battle--told by a German war correspondent who was there. Here are the strategies and tactics of the opposing armies. Here, to, are dozens of vivid eye-witness reports.« less