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The bloody Easter Front of WW2 (32)

Soviet infantrymen move across snow-covered hills around Stalingrad, on their advance to lift the German siege of the city in early 1943. The Red Army eventually encircled the German Sixth Army, trapping nearly 300,000 German and Romanian soldiers in a narrow pocket.

Photo Credit: AP Photo / Deutsches Bundesarchiv