Stalingrad: The German Relief Effort, December 1942

Stalingrad: The German Relief Effort, December 1942

This map shows Operation Winter Storm (Wintergewitter) of 12-18 December 1942, the failed German attempt to rescue the troops trapped in Stalingrad.

Stalingrad 1942, Peter Antill. One of the most monumental and widely discussed battles in the history of World War II, Stalingrad was a major defeat for Germany on the Eastern Front. The book provides a detailed breakdown of the armies on both sides, discusses the merits of the commanders, the ways in which these influenced the battle and the Germans allowed themselves to be diverted from their main objective and concentrate such large resources on what was, initially anyway, a secondary target. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Antill, P. (7 June 2009), Stalingrad: The German Relief Effort, December 1942 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Maps/maps_stalingrad9.html

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