Battle of Stalingrad. Movie
The Battle of Stalingrad is one of the largest battles of World War II and the Great Patriotic War, which marked the beginning of a radical turning point in the course of the war. The battle was the first large-scale defeat of the Wehrmacht, accompanied by the surrender of a large military group.
USSR: 1 129 619 soldiers
Germany and its allies: 1,078,775 soldiers
As a result of the victory of the Red Army in the Battle of Stalingrad, it managed to seize the strategic initiative from the enemy, which created the prerequisites for preparing a new large-scale offensive and, in the future, the complete defeat of the aggressor. The battle was the beginning of a radical turning point in the war, and also helped strengthen the international authority of the USSR. In addition, such a serious defeat undermined the authority of Germany and its armed forces and contributed to increased resistance from the enslaved peoples of Europe. More in the film.