Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Sep

18

1942

The fight for the Stalingrad grain elevator

Houses on fire during the fierce street fighting at Stalingrad.

Soon after that enemy tanks and infantry about ten times our strength attacked from south and west. After the first attack was beaten back a second began, then a third, and all the while a reconnaissance plane circled over us. It corrected the fire and reported our position. Ten attacks were beaten offjust on September 18th