Importance of the Battle of Stalingrad in the Second World War ;
- The battle of Stalingrad was one of the biggest battles fought during the Second World War between the Fascists and Allies.
- The importance of the battle lies in the fact that the fascists were demoralized and victory of allies could well be anticipated.
- In January 1942, the unity of countries fighting against Central Powers got a raw shape and it strengthened the Allies including Russia. They signed a declaration that is now known as the United Nations Declaration. They resolved to utilize their resources to pursue the war until victory was achieved.
- German’s advance on Moscow was repulsed for the second time when the German troops reached the outskirt of Stalingrad.
- The battle raged for over five months. Germany lost about 3,00,000 men in this battle. Nearly 90,000 German officers and soldiers surrendered.
- The battle turned the tide of the War as the Fascists began to suffer reverses in other areas also after the Battle of Stalingrad.