The Battle of Stalingrad

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Residents of Stalingrad look at buildings destroyed by German air raids, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
A man carries a contrabass along a crashed building during a German air raid, Stalingrad 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikin/TASS
Рабочие во время ремонта оборудования на одном из заводов города после освобождения его от немецко-фашистских захватчиков
Советские солдаты во время примерки немецких эрзац-валенок в перерыве между сражениями
Taking Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus prisoner
Aircraft returns after bombing
Young women
Tent city for builders
Tent city for builders
In the destroyed Stalingrad
Military equipment
Becoming a party member before fighting
Reinforcements are deployed to the right bank of the Volga
Freight trains
Tank cars
Factory in ruins
Factory in ruins
Finding temporary shelter in downed planes in the ruined city.
Stalingrad in ruins
Finding temporary shelter in downed planes in the ruined city
Factory in ruins.
On the platform
Member of the group of Komsomolskaya Pravda journalists working on the ground
Factory in ruins
Factory in ruins
Factory in ruins
Tank car
Factory in ruins
Builders’ camp
Girls’ team with a banner
Factory in ruins
Remnants of the Stalingrad Tractor Plant
Young heroes
Factory in ruins
Builders’ camp
Victory Day Salute on May 9, 1945
Destroyed Stalingrad.
Field team of Komsomolskaya Pravda editorial staff.
Those who build a new Stalingrad.
A tent city for builders.
A tent city for builders.
Cameraman.
Military equipment.
In destroyed Stalingrad.
Walking through destroyed Stalingrad
Military equipment.
Chelyabinsk’s Komsomol youth – for Stalingrad.
Paulus’ House.
Those who build a new Stalingrad.
Ruins of Stalingrad Tractor Plant.
Adolescent.
Field team of Komsomolskaya Pravda editorial staff.
A tent city for builders.
Ruins of Stalingrad Tractor Plant.
Musician of a symphony orchestra.
Field team of Komsomolskaya Pravda editorial staff.
A tent city for builders.
Young man.
Symphony orchestra musician.
On the way to Stalingrad.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad railway station.
Fighting for Stalingrad.
Ruined Stalingrad.
Children’s Khorovod Fountain.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad.
“Communists, charge at the enemy!” Attack.
Stalingrad.
House-to-house fighting.
Stalingrad.
Citizens fleeing the city.
Destroyed Stalingrad
Chelyabinsk’s Komsomolyouth – for Stalingrad.
Wrecked vehicles.
Destroyed city.
Builders’ brigade and field team of Komsomolskaya Pravda editorial staff.
Young heroes.
In the destroyed city. Stalingrad.
Defending Krasny Oktyabr Plant
Near Stalingrad. Infantrymen taking a new defensive position
Near Stalingrad. New recruits of the 99th Tank Brigade. Residents of Stalingrad who joined the Red Army rallied to their hometown’s defense on the oath-taking day
Near Stalingrad. Tanks with a tank-borne landing party
Soviet 64th Army fighting in southern suburbs of Stalingrad
Red Army. Delivering fuel through Salsk steppes to Stalingrad
Southwestern Front. Assistant commanding officer Ya. F. Lyashko
Red Army near Stalingrad. V.F. Rengo’s machine-gun fire supports the advance of his military unit
Fighting near Stalingrad
Stalingrad, 1942
Field Army. On the Don River: Cavalrymen as scouts
Gunner of the 2nd Guards Battalion of the armored boats of the Dnieper Flotilla Senior Lieutenant A.F. Oduev
Guards Lieutenant, gunner of the armored boats unit of the Volga military flotilla S.P. Khvatov
Gunners of the 34th Guards Infantry Regiment of the 13th Guards Rifle Division of the 62nd Army firing at the enemy lines
The 152 mm howitzer-gun M1937 (ML-20) changing position after the end of the Stalingrad Battle
A column of prisoners of war on the banks of the Volga River
The streets of Stalingrad after the end of the Stalingrad Battle
The streets of Stalingrad after the end of the Stalingrad Battle
The Stalingrad railway station square after the end of the Stalingrad Battle
Cameraman Abram Kazakov films surrendered field marshal Friedrich Paulus, commander of Germany’s Sixth Army
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
A reconnaissance team goes on a mission. Stalingrad
Scouts. Stalingrad
The building of the department store, in which Marshal Paulus was captured during the Battle of Stalingrad
Nikita Khrushchev, member of the Military Council of the Stalingrad Front, among the soldiers of the 80th Infantry Regiment of the 199th Infantry Division
Stalingrad on fire
The team of the 85-mm anti-aircraft guns of junior lieutenant P. Levchenko, who repulsed the first attack of the enemy’s tanks
Machine gunners fighting on the outskirts of Stalingrad
At a crossing near Stalingrad
The freed station Kotelnikovo
At a river crossing near Stalingrad
Soviet soldiers near the dugouts on the banks of the Volga River. The inscription on the banner says, “Let one day of the new year of 1943 be the day of Nazis’ death in Stalingrad!”
Citizens of Stalingrad near their half-ruined house
A division of propeller-driven snowmobiles engaged in battles near Stalingrad
Soviet soldiers during a battle near the Stalingrad Tractor Plant
A meeting in honor of the liberation of Stalingrad
Soldiers of senior lieutenant Gorunov’s unit engage in combat in a workers’ village on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Riflemen of the unit under Lieutenant Rogov’s command fight on the outskirts of Stalingrad (the sniper is on the right)
Destroyed houses on January 9 Square in Stalingrad
House-to-house fighting on the outskirts of Stalingrad
A Stalingrad district during its defense
Destroyed residential buildings on a Stalingrad street
Lieutenant Ivan Smelkov, the participant of the battles in the area of the river Don
The brigade of Alexandra Cherkasova, a true patriot, clearing the debris from a destroyed building
A column of German soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad
Soldiers make German troops retreat from a plant floor on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Troops fight in a settlement northwest of Stalingrad
A mortar crew fires at the enemy’s supporting point on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Italian and Romanian soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad are sent to the rear on a barge
Scouts of the unit under command of senior lieutenant Nikolai Savchenko (279th Lisichansk Rifle Division), awarded orders and medals
A group of soldiers makes its way to enemy defences during street-to-street battles on the outskirts of Stalingrad
A group of Romanian soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad
German road sign near Kletskaya southwest of Stalingrad
Citizens of Stalingrad examine a downed German plane exhibited in the local central park
The Battle for Stalingrad. Volga Military Flotilla marines making enemies retreat from their positions.
The anti-aircraft team of Lieutenant Filin’s battery at a firing position near the water line. 1942. Stalingrad Front.
Батальонный комиссар 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии, участник боёв в районе г. Бреста в июне 1941 г. Таркакнов П.С. (в центре). Сталинградская область, п. Свободный, 10.11.1942  г.
Разгрузка боеприпасов. г. Сталинград, 1942 г.
На Сталинградском фронте. Декабрь 1942 г.
У блиндажа. Октябрь 1942 г.
Кардатов А.М. у Мамаева кургана. 1943 г.
Перед боем. 1942 г.
Soviet military commander Gleb Baklanov (R) studies a map with officers at the division command post, Stalingrad, 1943. Photo by Nikolai Sitnikov/TASS
Soviet soldiers defend the city, Stalingrad, 1942. Photo by S.Loskutov/TASS
Механо-сборочный цех Сталинградского тракторного завода имени Ф. Э. Дзержинского
Пожилая женщина на пепелище, Сталинградская область
Одна из городских улиц после налета немецкой авиации, Сталинград
Доставка боеприпасов и продовольствия по реке Волге
Жители на улице разрушенного города, Сталинград
•	Слесарь Сталинградского тракторного завода А. Кравцов, добровольно вступивший в ряды Красной Армии
Советские броневики во время движения к линии фронта, Сталинградская область
Советские солдаты в центре города за несколько дней до начала Сталинградской битвы
Warriors of the 13th Guards Rifle Division at firing positions in the area of Mamaev Kurgan
Ferry of the military units in the region of Stalingrad
The fighters of the 671 cannon-artillery regiment of the headquarters reserve firing from 152 mm. howitzers
Ferry in the area of the factory "Red October". Ammunition delivery
Soviet submachine gunners fire at Germans who settled in neighborhoods
Street fights in the city of Stalingrad
Member of the Central Committee of the Communist party Manuilsky D.Z. speaks to the fighters of the Stalingrad Front
The gun crew of the battery, which commands art. Lieutenant N. Konovaltsev, conducts fire on German tanks. Stalingrad. October 1942
Workers of the city are building defensive lines. Stalingrad. 1942
Former defense participant of Tsaritsyn, worker of the factory "Red October" Klimov V.T. firing at the enemy. Stalingrad. November 1942
Workers of the Dzerzhinsky Stalingrad Tractor Plant deliver newly assembled tanks to the Red Army soldiers, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
Колонна военнопленных из 8-й итальянской армии
Residents of Stalingrad look at buildings destroyed by German air raids, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
A man carries a contrabass along a crashed building during a German air raid, Stalingrad 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Yevzerikin/TASS
Рабочие во время ремонта оборудования на одном из заводов города после освобождения его от немецко-фашистских захватчиков
Советские солдаты во время примерки немецких эрзац-валенок в перерыве между сражениями
Taking Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus prisoner
Aircraft returns after bombing
Young women
Tent city for builders
Tent city for builders
In the destroyed Stalingrad
Military equipment
Becoming a party member before fighting
Reinforcements are deployed to the right bank of the Volga
Freight trains
Tank cars
Factory in ruins
Factory in ruins
Finding temporary shelter in downed planes in the ruined city.
Stalingrad in ruins
Finding temporary shelter in downed planes in the ruined city
Factory in ruins.
On the platform
Member of the group of Komsomolskaya Pravda journalists working on the ground
Factory in ruins
Factory in ruins
Factory in ruins
Tank car
Factory in ruins
Builders’ camp
Girls’ team with a banner
Factory in ruins
Remnants of the Stalingrad Tractor Plant
Young heroes
Factory in ruins
Builders’ camp
Victory Day Salute on May 9, 1945
Destroyed Stalingrad.
Field team of Komsomolskaya Pravda editorial staff.
Those who build a new Stalingrad.
A tent city for builders.
A tent city for builders.
Cameraman.
Military equipment.
In destroyed Stalingrad.
Walking through destroyed Stalingrad
Military equipment.
Chelyabinsk’s Komsomol youth – for Stalingrad.
Paulus’ House.
Those who build a new Stalingrad.
Ruins of Stalingrad Tractor Plant.
Adolescent.
Field team of Komsomolskaya Pravda editorial staff.
A tent city for builders.
Ruins of Stalingrad Tractor Plant.
Musician of a symphony orchestra.
Field team of Komsomolskaya Pravda editorial staff.
A tent city for builders.
Young man.
Symphony orchestra musician.
On the way to Stalingrad.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad railway station.
Fighting for Stalingrad.
Ruined Stalingrad.
Children’s Khorovod Fountain.
Stalingrad.
Stalingrad.
“Communists, charge at the enemy!” Attack.
Stalingrad.
House-to-house fighting.
Stalingrad.
Citizens fleeing the city.
Destroyed Stalingrad
Chelyabinsk’s Komsomolyouth – for Stalingrad.
Wrecked vehicles.
Destroyed city.
Builders’ brigade and field team of Komsomolskaya Pravda editorial staff.
Young heroes.
In the destroyed city. Stalingrad.
Defending Krasny Oktyabr Plant
Near Stalingrad. Infantrymen taking a new defensive position
Near Stalingrad. New recruits of the 99th Tank Brigade. Residents of Stalingrad who joined the Red Army rallied to their hometown’s defense on the oath-taking day
Near Stalingrad. Tanks with a tank-borne landing party
Soviet 64th Army fighting in southern suburbs of Stalingrad
Red Army. Delivering fuel through Salsk steppes to Stalingrad
Southwestern Front. Assistant commanding officer Ya. F. Lyashko
Red Army near Stalingrad. V.F. Rengo’s machine-gun fire supports the advance of his military unit
Fighting near Stalingrad
Stalingrad, 1942
Field Army. On the Don River: Cavalrymen as scouts
Gunner of the 2nd Guards Battalion of the armored boats of the Dnieper Flotilla Senior Lieutenant A.F. Oduev
Guards Lieutenant, gunner of the armored boats unit of the Volga military flotilla S.P. Khvatov
Gunners of the 34th Guards Infantry Regiment of the 13th Guards Rifle Division of the 62nd Army firing at the enemy lines
The 152 mm howitzer-gun M1937 (ML-20) changing position after the end of the Stalingrad Battle
A column of prisoners of war on the banks of the Volga River
The streets of Stalingrad after the end of the Stalingrad Battle
The streets of Stalingrad after the end of the Stalingrad Battle
The Stalingrad railway station square after the end of the Stalingrad Battle
Cameraman Abram Kazakov films surrendered field marshal Friedrich Paulus, commander of Germany’s Sixth Army
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
Searching for the enemy in the destroyed plant floor. Stalingrad
A reconnaissance team goes on a mission. Stalingrad
Scouts. Stalingrad
The building of the department store, in which Marshal Paulus was captured during the Battle of Stalingrad
Nikita Khrushchev, member of the Military Council of the Stalingrad Front, among the soldiers of the 80th Infantry Regiment of the 199th Infantry Division
Stalingrad on fire
The team of the 85-mm anti-aircraft guns of junior lieutenant P. Levchenko, who repulsed the first attack of the enemy’s tanks
Machine gunners fighting on the outskirts of Stalingrad
At a crossing near Stalingrad
The freed station Kotelnikovo
At a river crossing near Stalingrad
Soviet soldiers near the dugouts on the banks of the Volga River. The inscription on the banner says, “Let one day of the new year of 1943 be the day of Nazis’ death in Stalingrad!”
Citizens of Stalingrad near their half-ruined house
A division of propeller-driven snowmobiles engaged in battles near Stalingrad
Soviet soldiers during a battle near the Stalingrad Tractor Plant
A meeting in honor of the liberation of Stalingrad
Soldiers of senior lieutenant Gorunov’s unit engage in combat in a workers’ village on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Riflemen of the unit under Lieutenant Rogov’s command fight on the outskirts of Stalingrad (the sniper is on the right)
Destroyed houses on January 9 Square in Stalingrad
House-to-house fighting on the outskirts of Stalingrad
A Stalingrad district during its defense
Destroyed residential buildings on a Stalingrad street
Lieutenant Ivan Smelkov, the participant of the battles in the area of the river Don
The brigade of Alexandra Cherkasova, a true patriot, clearing the debris from a destroyed building
A column of German soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad
Soldiers make German troops retreat from a plant floor on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Troops fight in a settlement northwest of Stalingrad
A mortar crew fires at the enemy’s supporting point on the outskirts of Stalingrad
Italian and Romanian soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad are sent to the rear on a barge
Scouts of the unit under command of senior lieutenant Nikolai Savchenko (279th Lisichansk Rifle Division), awarded orders and medals
A group of soldiers makes its way to enemy defences during street-to-street battles on the outskirts of Stalingrad
A group of Romanian soldiers taken prisoner near Stalingrad
German road sign near Kletskaya southwest of Stalingrad
Citizens of Stalingrad examine a downed German plane exhibited in the local central park
The Battle for Stalingrad. Volga Military Flotilla marines making enemies retreat from their positions.
The anti-aircraft team of Lieutenant Filin’s battery at a firing position near the water line. 1942. Stalingrad Front.
Батальонный комиссар 6 Краснознамённой стрелковой дивизии, участник боёв в районе г. Бреста в июне 1941 г. Таркакнов П.С. (в центре). Сталинградская область, п. Свободный, 10.11.1942  г.
Разгрузка боеприпасов. г. Сталинград, 1942 г.
На Сталинградском фронте. Декабрь 1942 г.
У блиндажа. Октябрь 1942 г.
Кардатов А.М. у Мамаева кургана. 1943 г.
Перед боем. 1942 г.
Soviet military commander Gleb Baklanov (R) studies a map with officers at the division command post, Stalingrad, 1943. Photo by Nikolai Sitnikov/TASS
Soviet soldiers defend the city, Stalingrad, 1942. Photo by S.Loskutov/TASS
Механо-сборочный цех Сталинградского тракторного завода имени Ф. Э. Дзержинского
Пожилая женщина на пепелище, Сталинградская область
Одна из городских улиц после налета немецкой авиации, Сталинград
Доставка боеприпасов и продовольствия по реке Волге
Жители на улице разрушенного города, Сталинград
•	Слесарь Сталинградского тракторного завода А. Кравцов, добровольно вступивший в ряды Красной Армии
Советские броневики во время движения к линии фронта, Сталинградская область
Советские солдаты в центре города за несколько дней до начала Сталинградской битвы
Warriors of the 13th Guards Rifle Division at firing positions in the area of Mamaev Kurgan
Ferry of the military units in the region of Stalingrad
The fighters of the 671 cannon-artillery regiment of the headquarters reserve firing from 152 mm. howitzers
Ferry in the area of the factory "Red October". Ammunition delivery
Soviet submachine gunners fire at Germans who settled in neighborhoods
Street fights in the city of Stalingrad
Member of the Central Committee of the Communist party Manuilsky D.Z. speaks to the fighters of the Stalingrad Front
The gun crew of the battery, which commands art. Lieutenant N. Konovaltsev, conducts fire on German tanks. Stalingrad. October 1942
Workers of the city are building defensive lines. Stalingrad. 1942
Former defense participant of Tsaritsyn, worker of the factory "Red October" Klimov V.T. firing at the enemy. Stalingrad. November 1942
Workers of the Dzerzhinsky Stalingrad Tractor Plant deliver newly assembled tanks to the Red Army soldiers, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS
Колонна военнопленных из 8-й итальянской армии

Residents of Stalingrad look at buildings destroyed by German air raids, 1942. Photo by Emmanuil Evzerikhin/TASS

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