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Pavlov's House "Not One Step Back!"

MDF Pavlov Stalingrad

Pavlov's House "Not One Step Back!"

“The biggest mistake made by German commanders was to have underestimated ‘Ivan’, the ordinary Red Army soldier. They quickly found that surrounded or outnumbered Soviet soldiers went on fighting when their counterparts from western armies would have surrendered.” ― Antony Beevor, Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943                                                      Pavlov’s House stands central to the myths of Stalingrad, an apartment block turned into an implacable fortress of resistance by its brave Soviet defenders. A brutal and unforgiving venue of urban combat with daily attempts made by Wehrmacht troops to push up its flights of stairs, while Soviet troops used is key positioning,...

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