After the failure to take both Moscow and Leningrad, Hitler sets his sights on the oil fields in the Caucasus. If captured, the Red Army will lose 70-90% of all its oil resources. Therefore, the famous city on the Volga, Stalingrad, must be 'held at all costs.' The German General Staff thinks taking the city will be a matter of a few weeks, but events steadily turn against the Germans.
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