Battle of Stalingrad

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Battle for Stalingrad 75th Anniversary Trip

1-5 september 2017, £1199 plus £40 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Last few places available.

The Battle of Stalingrad (August 23, 1942 – February 2, 1943) was a major battle for control of the city of Stalingrad in the southwestern Soviet Union. Marked by constant close quarters combat and disregard for military and civilian casualties, it is among the bloodiest battles in the history of warfare. The heavy losses inflicted on the Wehrmacht make it is arguably the most strategically decisive battle of the whole war – the German forces never regained the initiative in the East and withdrew vast military forces from the West to reinforce their losses.

Highlights include:

Mamayev Hill Memorial

Mother Russia Calls Monument

Square of Fallen Fighters

Alley of Heroes of Stalingrad

WW2 Eternal Flame

Univermag Department Store

Russian Command Bunker at the Theatre

Tree that survived the battle

Train Station with mural ceilings

Dozens of mass graves

Chuikov Street

Central river port and crossing point

Memorial to the civilians

Memorial to Komsomols

Square and Memorial to Lenin

Pavlov’s House

Hall of Glory

Not a Step Backwards Memorial

Museum of Memory at Paulus HQ

Grain Elevator

Panoramic Museum ‘Battle of Stalingrad’

Tour to Rossoshka reconciliation ensemble

Tour to ‘Soldiers Field’ outside the city

Red October Factory

Barrikady Gun  Factory

Tractor Factory

Lyudnikov’s Island

Tour of Kalach-on-Don, 80 km from the city

Don Heights

Stalin Memorial Tank

Last airfield open to the Germans

Concentration Lager for Russian POWs

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Meals with Battle Veterans

Boat Trip on the river Volga, Stalingrad

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