troops defended their positions on the slopes of the hill throughout the battle. New York: Alfred. The initial objectives in the region around Stalingrad were the destruction of the industrial capacity of the city and the deployment of forces to block the Volga River. It fought as part of the 100th Jäger Division. Anton Joly, Stalingrad Battle Atlas, Volume II (2017. Hitler was furious and confided that Paulus "could have freed himself from all sorrow and ascended into eternity and national immortality, but he prefers to go to Moscow." 98 Aftermath The aftermath of the Battle of Stalingrad The German public was not officially told.
301 "The Great Battle on the Volga tadao Ando church of light (1962. 36 :106 Civilians, including women and children, were put to work building trenchworks and protective fortifications. Moscow or south to conquer the remainder of the Caucasus. 85 In the early parts of the operation, fuel was shipped at a higher priority than food and ammunition because of a belief that there would be a breakout from the city. This slowed the German advance and reduced the effectiveness of the German advantage in supporting fire. Note: this reference still does not directly support the claim that there were 40,000 Hiwi. 157 Bergström, Christer, (2007) a b Poji, Milan. 44 " Not a step back!" and "There is no land behind the Volga!" were the slogans. Official web site Archived 26 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine.