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Stalingrad : the grain elevator.

Wright, Don, (producer.). Masten, Randy, (producer.). White, Andrew, (producer.). U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, (issuing body.). Army University Press (U.S.), (issuing body.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 13 sec.)) : sound, black and white and color.
  • Publisher: [Fort Leavenworth, Kan.] : Army University Press : [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Date posted: 03.07.2019 17:27"--Publisher's website.
"Produced by Army University Press in conjunction with United States Army Combined Arms Center"--End credits.
Series title from series page on Army University Press website.
Video file available for online streaming; also available for download in multiple size options. Transcript and closed caption file also available for download. All downloads require free account registration.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Executive producers: Don Wright, Randy Masten, Lieutenant Colonel Andrew White, Major David Rousseau, and Kevin Kennedy; director: Christopher Carey; assistant director: Randy Masten; lead author: Christopher Carey; director of photography: Nick Shale.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Jeanne Baldzikowski.
Summary, etc.:
Concluding its four-part series on the Battle of Stalingrad, Army University Press is proud to present Stalingrad: The Grain Elevator. This film highlights the conflict between the German Sixth Army and the Soviet 62nd Army in Southern Stalingrad during September 1942. The battle for Stalingrad devolved into a desperate street-by-street struggle for survival, as exemplified by the week-long confrontation for a massive grain elevator located near the Volga River. Our documentary examines this tactical fight while highlighting doctrinal concepts such as the importance of key terrain, the impact of leading from the front, and the inherent dangers of unit linkups.
System Details Note:
System requirements: Adobe Flash Player for streaming files; multimedia software player such as Windows Media Player or RealPlayer for downloadable video and caption files.
Language Note:
English, with optional English captions; caption file and transcript available for download.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on online resource; title from title screen (DVIDS website, viewed July 31, 2019).
Subject: Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943.
World War, 1939-1945 > Urban warfare.
Germany > Armed Forces > History > 20th century.
Soviet Union > Armed Forces > History > 20th century.
Military doctrine > United States.

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