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Germans Surrender at Stalingrad  Feb 2, 1943  The contest for Stalingrad was over. The airlift that Hitler had ordered to assist his besieged forces failed. Some 147,200 German soldiers were killed in the futile effort to occupy the city. Another 91,000 surrendered, including 24 generals. Berlin acknowledged its defeat in this battle and announced that "the victims of this army, a corps [in pursuit of] of a historic European goal, were not in vain." Germany proclaimed three days of national…

The Soviet partisans were members of a resistance movement which fought a guerrilla war against the Axis occupation of the Soviet Union during World War II.

WWI, Roumania; German General Erich von Falkenhayn on his way to the front line, accompanied by an Austro-Hungarian officer and his Chief of Staff, Col. Hans Hesse. ©IWM Q 24008

German General Erich von Falkenhayn on his way to the front line, accompanied by an Austro-Hungarian officer and his Chief of Staff, Col. ©IWM Q 24008

Romanian gendarmes and local collaborators during the deportation of Briceva’s Jews to Transnistria. At the head of the convoy of deportees is Rabbi Dov-Berl Yechiel. Bessarabia, Romania, 1941

Romanian gendarmes and local collaborators during the deportation of Briceva’s Jews to Transnistria. At the head of the convoy of deportees is Rabbi Dov-Berl Yechiel. Bessarabia, Romania, 1941 Anonymous No Longer.