Rare photos from Stalingrad...

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  1. v2

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    Nice find. The bitterness still shows.
     
  3. vikingBerserker

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    Gees, I could not even begin to imagine what it was like. Great pics.
     
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    Excellent find. Wish there was an English translation, I'd love to know what the captions were.
     
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    I use Google toolbar and it has a translation function.
    I have it set to ask before it does it but it is a nice feature.
    It is one of the Toolbar "Tools" options.

    Google Toolbar

    BTW, Thanks V2 it is an interesting find. :thumbup:


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    Thanks for posting V2. Fascinating pictures
     
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    Interesting shots, thanks for posting.
     
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    They are some very fascinating shots...but hard to look at some of them when they convey even just a portion of how difficult surviving Stalingrad must have been. I stared at one picture for about 10 seconds before I realized it was a pile of horse hooves and horse shoes. I suppose it was in the German camp, but who knows...
    Derek
     
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    The photos of the piles of dead German soldiers was particularly chilling. Frozen in death.
     
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    Very thought provoking - makes you realise how cheep human lives are!
     
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    Great pics! Thanks!
     
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    My first thought was of sadness. What a waste of life and resources. Thanks for sharing the link.

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    Christ. Powerful pictures. Hell on earth.
     
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    According to Google translator:
    "Remains of horses eaten by Germans"


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    #16 vikingBerserker, Dec 19, 2009
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    #17 N4521U, Dec 19, 2009
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    Has anyone ever seen a small book "letters from Stalingrad". Letters home from German soldiers. Just makes you wonder what the human species can take. Makes you feel for every soldier who has ever fought. Bill
     
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    My dad has told me that he worked with a German soldier in the late 1960's who wasn't repatriated until 1955. :shock:


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    Holy fricken gees!
     
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    I've heard first-hand about that, too..

    I worked with a gentleman back in the 80's who was a former junior officer in a SS panzer grenadier outfit. He told me that that out of his two brothers who were captured by the Soviets, one was repatriated in the 50's and the other was never heard from again...
     
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