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Battle of Guadalcanal and the Battle of Stalingrad
Transcript of Battle of Guadalcanal and the Battle of Stalingrad
Battle of Stalingrad
Stalingrad was a turning point in WWII.
It lasted about 5 months. It mainly took place
between the Soviets and the Nazi's.
The battle of Stalingrad was fought by the german's and Russian's this battle stated because the Russian's wanted to retake the industrial city Stalingrad. The Russian troops led by Mr Ryzhakov's Soviet 321st Division helped protect the pincer movement that encircled and crushed the German Sixth Army to the west of Stalingrad, leading to the final capitulation of General Friedrich Paulus's troops on February 2, 1943.
It was a battle between America and Japan. It lasted from August 1942 to February 1943. The battle kept doing the same thing, air battles, trying to destroy reinforcements, and land battles. Japan had lost 15,000 troops and America lost 5,000 troops.
The battle mainly revolved a field called Henderson field, which was named after an air major who died in combat. The Japanese kept trying to take Henderson field but all plans failed.
12 September 1942 – 2 February 1943
(5 months, 1 week and 3 days).