theme: stalingrad

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Alexander Ilich Rodimtsev | Александр Ильич Родимцев by Olga

I wanted to write you a long letter, but my thoughts constantly disintegrate like houses which collapse under shellfire. I still have ten hours, then this letter has to be turned in. Ten hours is a long time for people who are waiting, but short for those in love.
—  An excerpt from a letter from a German soldier during the Battle of Stalingrad (1942-43)
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Street battle in Stalingrad by Olga
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Уличный бой в Сталинграде