The end nears in Stalingrad
26th January 1943: Hitler still refuses to allow the trapped Sixth Army to surrender even as it begins to disintegrate - with tens of thousands of wounded
In Stalingrad conditions just kept getting worse. Not only were the men in appalling condition, with many too weak to continue to fight but they were running out of ammunition. The Red Army attacks were unrelenting and whole units were being overrun.
Heavy enemy artillery fire over the entire town area. Defence of same massi…