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Why The Germans Lost Stalingrad.

by Daniel Russ on December 20, 2009

In Stalingrad, now called Volgagrad, a battle began that historians call the largest battle in history. Why Stalingrad? Some say Hitler was trying to poke a finger in Stalin’s eye by decimating his namesake city. And obviously because of it’s strategic location on a bend in the Volga River. The Germans sought to control this […]