Stalingrad, a Soviet city and industrial centre on the river Volga, was bombed heavily by the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Stalingrad in World War II. German land forces comprising the 6th Army had advanced to the suburbs of Stalingrad by August 1942. The city was firebombed with 1,000 tons of …
The ruins of Stalingrad on 2 October 1942.
Soviet women with their belongings amidst the firebombed ruins of Stalingrad on 24 August.
Children’s Dance fountain in Stalingrad on 24 August 1942.
An industrial plant in Stalingrad on 16 November 1942, destroyed by Stukas.