Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of World War II for the Allies when Soviet troops counterattacked the Germans from behind. The Germans surrendered after the freezing Russian winters started killing soldiers.

Combatants:

  • Soviet Union
  • Nazi Germany
  • Kingdom of Romania
  • Independent State of Croatia
  • Kingdom of Italy
  • Kingdom of Hungary

Allies:

  • Soviet Union

Axis Power:

  • Nazi Germany
  • Kingdom of Romania
  • Independent State of Croatia
  • Kingdom of Italy
  • Kingdom of Hungary

Outcome:

  • Allied victory

Casualties:

  • Allies:1.1 million dead
  • Axis:800,000 dead