Hw for the Battle of Stalingrad



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http://www.awesomestories.com/history/battle-stalingrad

DIRECTIONS: THERE ARE 14 SECTIONS ON THE BATTLE OF STALINGRAD. ONCE YOU HAVE ANSWERED THE QUESTIONS IN SECTION 1, PLEASE MOVE ONTO THE NEXT SECTION FOR THE ANSWERS.

STORY PREFACE:

1. The battle of Stalingrad was fought in what year? _____________ Stalin issued a proclamation that anyone who surrendered or retreated would be _____________


STALINGRAD

2. Stalingrad was known as ____________________________ Historians estimate that nearly ____________________________ people died in this battle. Look for the link that says “city before” its destruction and click on it to see the city before the fighting happened. When the Germans started bombing why did the city of Stalingrad become an inferno? ___________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________


SOVIET RESISTANCE:

3a. What was the name of Hitler's plan to continue to invade the Soviet Union?__________________________

3 What did HItler not count on when invading Russia?

3c. Why did the German soldiers call the war Rattenkrieg?

Also, view the underlined links in the last paragraph of chapter 3 in order to see pictures from this Battle.


THE SIEGE OF STALINGRAD:

4a. Who was in charge of the German offensive?

4b.As winter approached which side was at a disadvantage?

4c. But, which group of people were even worse off?

4d. Vasily Zaitsev was a Russian sniper. He encourage the others to do what?


VASILY ZAITSEV5.

5a. Vasily called the Siberian forest the what?_____________________

5b.Legend has it that Vasily (nickname, Vasha) killed shot how many people?


TANIA CHERNOVA

6a.Who was Tania Chernova?

STALINGRAD SNIPERS (SECTION 7)


(Now it was the Germans chance to get even with the Soviets snipers).

7a.What was the name of the German sharpshooter who was sent to kill the Soviet (Russian) Vasily Zaitsev?

7b. How did the Russian Vasily Zaitsev find the German sharpshooter?

THE DEUL (SECTION 8)

8A.In what was known as the duel who shot who?

IS IT TRUE?

9a.Scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page in Chapter 9 and complete the following sentence: In early November, 1942, more than 300 million people lived under Hitler's rule. The Fuhrer (leader) controlled more Russian territory ______________________________________________________.

9b. where you see the word territory underlined. Click on this and notice how much of Russia was already taken over by the Germans by Nov. 8, 1942.Would you say it was alot of land taken?____________ (BUT soon the Germans themselves would be shocked!)


OPERATIOIN URANUS


(This was the code name for the Germans to take Stalingrad once and for all)

10a. In Chapter 10 click on the first 2 links and see Hitler's home.

10b.Hitler was convinced the Soviets did not have enough what?___________________________________________________

10c. What did woman have to do with Russia at this time? ___________________________________________________________________________

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HITLER FORBIDS SURRENDER:


(To see how the Red Army (Russians) trapped the Germans please click on the link -Kalach and watch the red lines)

11a. Hitler refused to believe his men were what?____________________

11b. Hitler refused to let his German General Paulus to what?__________________________________________

11c. So, the German General Paulus moves his headquarters to the southern part of the city and by mid Dec. the Germans plan yet another attack called what? ___________________________________________ was it successful? _______

11d. When all was lost for the Germans, why does Hitler promote his own General Paulus to field Marshall?

GERMAN SURRENDER (SECTION 12)


12a. In the end, Paulus does what? _____________________

(This is a HUGE defeat for Hitler!)

12b. How did the Allies help the Russians win?

12c. What was one reason the Soviets won against Germany?


THE SWORD OF STALINGRAD


13a. Go all the way down to The Soviet people sustained massive losses... The Russians and look for the total number of people dead in the Soviet Union is over ____________________________________________ which is how many times the total of German war dead?________________________

13b. Go all the way down in this section Click on the word statue at the end of the page and look at the worlds bigges statue. What is it called?





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