Eastern front comes alive again
24th July 1942: Stalingrad enters the minds of the German High Command - but there are signs everywhere that the Red Army is getting stronger
On 23rd July 1942 Hitler made a fateful decision1 when he split Army Group South in two. The million men engaged in the new German offensive of 1942, Operation Blau, had made good progress and he felt confident that this would continue. Half of the force was directed to take …
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