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Nazis Inavde

06/06/1942

German attack against Soviet union in Stalingrad.

Blau

6/28/1942

German Operation “Blau”. German troops came in the summer to Stalingrad.

Defense Phase

7/7/1942

Defense phase began after group A and group B smashed the defenses of the Red Army.

Luftwaffes bombs

7/17/1942

Battle of Stalingrad begins as the Luftwaffe begins to bomb the city and Soviet shipping on the Volga River.

Germans stop the Advance

10/14/1942

Hitler orders the stop of all further offensives againced Soviet targets and to hold positions.

Wehrmacht

11/1942

German “Wehrmacht”, 300,000 people, were encircled by Russian troops

Operation Uranus

11/19/1942

Red Army begins Operation Uranus to encircle German 6th Army

Relief.

12/12/1942

Field Marshal von Manstein's army group launches an attack to relieve the 6th Army in Stalingrad. German advance is pushed back by the Soviets.

Surrender

1/1/1943 - 02/28/1943

Many Germans surrendered, but no official capitulation

Soviets Take Terek

1/1/1943

Germans retreat from Terek.

Germanys retreat.

1/25/1943

Germans retreat from Voronezh and Armavir.

The Outcome.

2/2/1943

After 500,000 soldiers died, missed or captured / 5 axis armies were destroyed or badly damaged.

Turning Point.

2/2/1943

Considered as turning point of the war.