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Smoke rising from various districts of Stalingrad, Russia, Oct 1942, photo 5 of 5

Caption   Smoke rising from various districts of Stalingrad, Russia, Oct 1942, photo 5 of 5 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 183-1992-0903-503
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Battle of Stalingrad   Main article  Photos  
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 2 Oct 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 30 Nov 2009

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Mark Prange says:
17 Mar 2013 06:10:49 PM

Stalingrad Flight School, 2.3 kilometers west of Mamaev Kurgan.
2. Anonymous says:
7 Apr 2013 07:37:05 AM

--Big complex. --Many buildings not shown here. The Modern Day Location map looks correct. Maybe some of the buildings are still standing.
3. Mark Prange says:
7 Apr 2013 12:00:45 PM

Online at "Staloingrad Aerial Scans"--the flight school, barracks, and hangars before and after destruction: GX1567SG-136, GX1885-039, & GX1885-046.
4. Mark Prange says:
7 Apr 2013 10:58:49 PM

The building with the stark white roof at top left, the E-shaped building in line with it, and the building in the right foreground are still standing. The location pinpointed on the "Modern Day Location" map is too far north. Come south-southeast 1100 meters to find a long red-roofed building (numbered 114); that is the top left building in this WWII photo; the E-shaped building is in plain view, as is the white building across the parking lot.
5. Mark Prange says:
7 Apr 2013 11:25:21 PM

Some of the buildings shown are still standing. The "Modern Day Location" (satellite image) pinpoints too far north; come south-southeast 1100 meters to the long red-roof building (numbered 114); it is the building with the very light-colored roof at the top of the WWII photo; the E-shaped bulding is in line with it; the building across the parking lot is the building in the foreground of the WWII photo. The flight school, barracks, and hangars can be seen in the online "Stalingrad Aerial Scans"--select TUGX1325SG-057.
6. Mark Prange says:
7 Apr 2013 11:39:25 PM

Some of these buildings are still standing, and can be seen in the "Modern Day Location" satellite image. 100 meters south-southeast of the pinpointed location is a long red-roofed building (numbered 114): that is the building near the top of the WWII photo, left of center. The e-shaped building is in line with it. Across the parking lot is the building which is in the right foreground of the WWII photo. The flight school, barracks, and hangars can be seen online at "Stalingrad Aerial Scans"--select TUGX1325SG-057.

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WW2-Era Place Name Stalingrad, Stalingrad, Russia
Lat/Long 48.7464, 44.4935
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