jan 1, 1942 - Battle of Stalingrad
The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle between the Soviet Union and Germany, in which the Nazis fought to gain control of the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union. It was a turning point in the war because it was the single bloodiest battle in the history of modern warfare. The Nazis controlled Stalingrad for a while, but were eventually forced to surrender after 199 days.
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