Monday, October 15, 2012




The unrelenting battle for Stalingrad continues

German troops pause before another attack close to the remains of the Tractor Factory, Stalingrad, October 1942.

1220 hours: A radio message from a unit of the 416th Regiment from the hexagonal housing block: “Have been encircled, ammunition and water available, death before surrender!”
1230 hours: Dive-bombers attack the command post of General Scholudov, who is without radio communications in a neighboring bunker that has collapsed. Take over the communications to the units of this division.