Stalingrad

  • (noun): A city in the European part of Russia on the Volga; site of German defeat in World War II in the winter of 1942-43.
    Synonyms: Volgograd, Tsaritsyn

Some articles on stalingrad:

Soviet–German War - Conduct of Operations - Stalingrad: Winter 1942
... the German 6th and 4th Panzer Armies had been fighting their way into Stalingrad, Soviet armies had congregated on either side of the city, specifically into the Don bridgeheads that the Romanians did not reduce ... transfer troops to Russia for a desperate attempt to relieve Stalingrad, but the offensive could not get going until 12 December, by which time the 6th Army in ... of the aircraft that had been transporting relief supplies to Stalingrad ...
Timeline Of World War II (1943) - January 1943
10 Soviet troops launch an all-out offensive attack on Stalingrad they also renew attacks in the north (Leningrad) and in the Caucasus. 19 General Georgy Zhukov is promoted to Marshal as the Stalingrad struggle grinds to a close. 21 Last airfield at Stalingrad is taken by Red forces, ensuring that the Luftwaffe will be unable to supply German troops any further Hitler still demands that ...
SS Stalingrad - Career and Sinking
... Stalingrad was one of ten Anadyr-class cargo-passenger ships built for ice navigation in the Far East, around the port of Vladivostok ... During the Second World War Stalingrad was used in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans to transport supplies from the United Kingdom to Russia ... The Stalingrad was one of six Soviet merchants, and was carrying a cargo of munitions ...
Tatsinskaya Airfield - Overview
... The Tatsinskaya Airfield, 260 km away from Stalingrad, became the most important airfield for the supply of the trapped 6th Army in Stalingrad after all land. 1¼ hour to reach Stalingrad, from where it would return after a 3½ hour turnaround, theoretically making it possible to complete a mission in six hours ... who was in charge of the air supply for Stalingrad ...
SS Stalingrad
... The SS Stalingrad was a steamship of the Soviet Union, named after the Soviet city of Stalingrad, itself named after Joseph Stalin ...