historical, history, wargaming

Stalingrad 1942

Stalingrad was one of the major battles that became a turning point in WW2 on the eastern front in Russia. Hitler decided to launch a new offensive in July 1942 with the aim of taking Stalingrad. General Friedrich Paulus, who commanded the 6th Army, was given orders to capture the city. Stalingrad was the centre of all rail and water communications for Southern Russia which made it a prime target for capture.

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ancient, historical, history, roman

Varus; Give me back my Legions

Caesar once stated, “German’s live state of deprivation and poverty , they despise agriculture mainly eating meat, milk and cheese.”

The people living in Germania were tribal, and they thought that a symbol of the quality of a tribe was the amount of uninhabited land about the boundaries of a tribe. For this showed that they were able to drive off their neighbours from their land and homes, for no man would leave his home willingly.

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