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    Stalingrad Photographs

    I've seen a lot of threads on this forum sharing photos of Stalingrad but most of these threads just show pictures of place's in maps of Red Orchestra 2. This thread is going to be a collection of all Stalingrad Photos I can get my hands on. This post will be updated whenever I find new photos or someone gives me new photos. The thread will be in sections with spoilers for different parts of the city. I will also add information about each photograph (If I have any or if anyone gives me any).
    Note most of the Information I get about these photos is from TodSky/Ernst Hoffmann.

    Also note that this thread will only have photos of Stalingrad during the Battle or shortly after. No before the battle photographs.

    The Barrikady Gun Factory
    [spoiler]
    Originally posted by TodSky View Post
    Men of Infanterie-Regiment 577 (305. Infanterie-Division) taken on the 16th October 1942. The large factory building in the background is work hall 5, this work hall was used for forging and casting.

    Originally posted by TodSky View Post
    Men of the 8. Kompanie Infanterie-Regiment 577 are about to assault into the Barrikady Gun Factory on the 16th October 1942.


    Originally posted by TodSky View Post
    Men of Infanterie-Regiment 577 move swiftly and carefully through the shattered ruin of one of the large construction halls of the Barrikady Gun Factory.
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    Last edited by Jorg Biermann; 10-19-2011, 06:51 AM.

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    For as important Pavlov's house is in propaganda value, it frustrates me how little photographic material there is on the subject.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    [I]Gangster tactics![/I]
    Krs.Fadeyev 10NKVD

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Sufyan View Post
      For as important Pavlov's house is in propaganda value, it frustrates me how little photographic material there is on the subject.
      Yep I looked for a while and that was the only good photo I could find. I couldn't find a single photo of combat.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Sufyan View Post
        For as important Pavlov's house is in propaganda value, it frustrates me how little photographic material there is on the subject.
        That's because its story is a myth.

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        • #5
          nice pictures, thanks

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Sufyan View Post
            For as important Pavlov's house is in propaganda value, it frustrates me how little photographic material there is on the subject.
            Frustrates YOU ??? How do you think we feel about it ?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by [TW]Wilsonam View Post
              Frustrates YOU ??? How do you think we feel about it ?
              I want to recreate this environment for miniature wargaming purposes, your vision for the RO2 map is the best source of inspiration I have.
              [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
              [I]Gangster tactics![/I]
              Krs.Fadeyev 10NKVD

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Sufyan View Post
                I want to recreate this environment for miniature wargaming purposes, your vision for the RO2 map is the best source of inspiration I have.
                Think Ro2s map but a more destroyed environment around it.

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                • #9
                  I was actually doing some research about the NKVD HQ (Next to Pavlov's) when I stumbled across some aerialpictures of the area.
                  Maybe the can give you some help.











                  Some of the aerials are so detailed, you can even see trenches.
                  Last edited by Rrralphster; 10-18-2011, 02:56 AM.

                  In-game name: Costarring

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                  • #10
                    Those aerials are new to me, thanks a whole bunch!
                    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
                    [I]Gangster tactics![/I]
                    Krs.Fadeyev 10NKVD

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by sufyan View Post
                      those aerials are new to me, thanks a whole bunch!
                      Никакой товарищ проблемы

                      In-game name: Costarring

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Rrralphster View Post
                        I was actually doing some research about the NKVD HQ (Next to Pavlov's) when I stumbled across some aerialpictures of the area.
                        Maybe the can give you some help.
                        Thanks for the Photos. I cropped them to include mostly Dom Pavlova and added them in the main post.

                        PS. The Grain Elevator section keeps randomly creating 2 spoilers. I keep deleting it and putting it right and it just does it again. If an admin could fix that, that would be good.
                        Last edited by Jorg Biermann; 10-18-2011, 09:24 AM.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Rrralphster View Post
                          I was actually doing some research about the NKVD HQ (Next to Pavlov's) when I stumbled across some aerialpictures of the area.
                          Maybe the can give you some help.


                          Some of the aerials are so detailed, you can even see trenches.
                          Already seen them - scanned at high resolution - and you have the tram line in the wrong place - you have it turning into the rail line... there is a spur rail line that runs through 9 Jan Square, tram-line crosses it...

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                          • #14
                            Ahh, so I've mistaken a train for a tram.
                            Awesome detail though. And it makes your work (TW) come alive.

                            In-game name: Costarring

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                            • #15
                              I must say, after looking at those aerial photographs I have come to the conclusion that von Richthofen really knows how to bomb a city.

                              [I] [IMG]http://i968.photobucket.com/albums/ae164/Korgoth15/DasReich/OFuhrmann02.png[/IMG]
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