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The Aftermath – “Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943” – Antony Beevor

March 1st, 2012 · No Comments · War, WW2

The grisly evidence of the fighting did not disappear swiftly. After the Volga thawed in Spring, lumps of coagulated blackened skin were found on the river bank. General de Gaulle, when he stopped in Stalingrad on his way north to Moscow in December 1944, was struck to find that bodies were still being dug up, but this was to continue for several decades. Almost any building work in the city uncovered human remains from the battle.

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