Road to Stalingrad – WW2 in Colour

Road to Stalingrad

On the evening of January 22, 1943 Hellmuth Mäder flew out of the Stalingrad pocket with nine other soldiers in a Heinkel 111 from Stalingradski airfield, the last available airport for the Germans in the encirclement. This small airport, measuring only 400 x 60 meters, was lost on January 23rd, 1943. Stalingrad fell on February 3rd, 1943.


The video follows the lead up from 1941 to the end of 1942 in the Eastern Front.