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    The battle of Stalingrad, September 1942 to February 1943, was a crucial point of strategy for Germany and the central powers in World War II. Confusing matters was the recent entry of the United States following Germany’s declaration of war in support of its Japanese ally. The new Anglo-American Allies stated that their first priority was Germany. Hitler wanted to end the fighting on the Eastern Front, or at least minimize it, before the Americans had a chance to get deeply involved in the war in Europe. For this reason, Hitler chose to pursue the capture of Stalingrad because it would have expanded German rule into southern Russia and destroyed any form of transportation southern Russia had with northern Russia over the Volga River.1 Unfortunately…

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    The dreaded battle between the Germans and the Soviet Union during World War II was named the Battle of Stalingrad. “The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest battles in history, with combined military and civilian casualties of nearly 2 million,”(History.com Staff, Battle of Stalingrad) The Battle of Stalingrad was a huge turning point in World War II. This battle had two of the biggest forces in World War II. The battle was between the invading Germans and the defenders of their…

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    The battle of Stalingrad is one of the most important battles in all of World War two for two reasons. It halted the German offensive, and it laid the foundation for future Russian victories. Without Stalingrad, the Russians would have had no hope for World War two, and had to have been defeated by the Nazi army. If Russia had fallen, it could have meant a whole new outcome to World War two, changing the world as we know it. Stalingrad held the original name of Tsaritsyn until the year of 1925.…

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    and result successful after 1943. Factors that have contributed to the success of the Soviet Union was an astonishing recovery of the Soviet Army, opening of the second front, and Germany’s biggest mistake Battle of Stalingrad which was a major tide turner in Russia, and finally one of the worst winter Russia has experienced in history. In June 1941 when Nazi forces where invading Soviet Union,…

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    less prepared with their Air Force. There were two battles that became decisive in securing victory for the Allied powers. The Battle of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge both showed the military prowess of the American and British forces. The Battle of Normandy was able to show their offensive capability, while the Battle of the Bulge showed their defensive capability. The resistance portrayed by the Soviet or Red Army in the form of the Battle of Stalingrad is seen to be one of the…

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    tanks, self-propelled guns and aircraft swept through the unsuspecting Soviet Union delivering a rapid and bloody blow to the Red Army. Hitler anticipated the Soviet’s collapse no later than August of 1941. By fall the German forces have already conquered most of the Soviet Union; With Kiev and several major cities of the Union burning to the ground with all its inhabitants slaughtered or relocating to the capital, the German forces by then where already encircling Leningrad the Union’s 2nd…

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    The Battle of Stalingrad, which was a major battle on the Eastern Front of World War I, introduced awful ways of living to many people. During this battle, Nazi Germany and their allies fought the Soviet Union in order to gain control of the southern city in Russia. The Battle of Stalingrad was known as the turning of the war in favor of the Allies. Approximately 40,000 Soviet civilians lost their lives during the time of Stalingrad. The amount of Soviet armed forces that were killed, wounded,…

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    The battle of Stalingrad was the bloodiest battle in the World War Two , everything began when Adolf Hitler send the VI German Army of the Wehrmacht leaded by the prestigious General Friedrich Paulus and very intensive support of the Luftwaffe, they were sent to capture the city and keep moving forwards to the South-West Russian oil fields located in the Caucasus, Adolf Hitler though that it was necessary for the fuel of all the german war machine and the invasion of the Soviet Union, Hitler´s…

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    the Soviet Union conquering much of Europe. Prior to Operation Barbarossa, events such as the early success of invading Russia, the German military success, their invincible position and the weakness of their enemy particular Britain had a big impact on Germany’s position in the European War. Events that has affected Germany’s position after launching Operation Barbarossa includes their failure to achieve aims in 1914, their failure of Stalingrad, Kursk, and the failure in Russia coincided with…

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    each other, due to their differences in ideas. The hostility between these two countries made them great enemies, making Stalin and Hitler, the countries’ leaders, also enemies. This lack of friendship sparked many great death-filled battles throughout the war. Then, contrary to what one may predict, the two created an agreement. “Under the terms of the treaty both sides pledged neutrality and nonaggression in the event of war - a highly significant public commitment on the very eve of the…

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