Thursday, January 31 2019

1943 Soviets win WW2

On this day in 1943, after the bloodiest battle in the entire history of warfare, the Soviet Red Army defeated the Nazi German army in Stalingrad, southern Russia. This 200-day battle in which about two million people died, was the pivotal turning point of the entire war against fascism. Having smashed the German Army in Stalingrad, the Soviets then chased the Nazi invaders back across the breadth of Europe all the way to Berlin. So ended WWII and the Nazi invasion of the USSR which killed 25 to 30 million Soviet citizens, including 9 million Soviet soldiers.

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