6. September 1942: Women, children and old men cluster on the outskirts of Stalingrad. They have been forced to move outside the city to escape the relentless shelling by the Nazis. 8. November 12th 1942: German storm artillery offers ‘rolling’ cover to the infantry, as they enter the ruined suburbs of Stalingrad – the devastation being the result of the heavy aerial bombardment of the days and nights preceding the ground attack.
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