Home Intro People Events Equipment Places Maps Books Photos Videos Other Reference FAQ About

World War II Database

Aerial photo of Stalingrad Tractor Factory named for Dzerzhinsky after German capture, Stalingrad, Russia, 17 Oct 1942

Caption     Aerial photo of Stalingrad Tractor Factory named for Dzerzhinsky after German capture, Stalingrad, Russia, 17 Oct 1942 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 183-B22437
More on...   
Battle of Stalingrad   Main article  Photos  
Stalingrad Tractor Factory   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 17 Oct 1942
Photos at Same Place Stalingrad, Russia
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 15 Nov 2009

This photograph has been scaled down; full resolution photograph is available here (800 by 586 pixels).

Licensing  Creative Commons. According to the German Federal Archive (Bundesarchiv), as of 21 Jul 2010, photographs can be reproduced with if these preconditions are met:
- quote the "Federal Archives" as source,
- add the signature of the pictures and
- of name of the originator, i.e. the photographer.
You also can use fotos from the Federal Archives for free on Wikimedia Commons

Did you enjoy this photograph or find this photograph helpful? If so, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this photograph with your friends:


Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Mark Prange says:
18 Mar 2013 09:38:07 PM

This photo shows the factory before it was attacked. The roof of the long building is shown to be intact.
2. Mark Prange says:
7 Apr 2013 12:19:22 PM

Online at "Stalingrad Aerial Scans" there is a photo of the tractor factory before German troops took it over: select GX1915SD-842.

All visitor submitted comments are opinions of those making the submissions and do not reflect views of WW2DB.

Posting Your Comments on this Topic

Your Name
Your Email
 Your email will not be published
Comment Type
Your Comments


1. We hope that visitor conversations at WW2DB will be constructive and thought-provoking. Please refrain from using strong language. HTML tags are not allowed. Your IP address will be tracked even if you remain anonymous. WW2DB site administrators reserve the right to moderate, censor, and/or remove any comment. All comment submissions will become the property of WW2DB.

2. For inquiries about military records for members of the World War II armed forces, please see our FAQ.

Change View
Desktop View

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Stalingrad, Stalingrad, Russia
Lat/Long 48.8024, 44.6053
Famous WW2 Quote
"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945

Support Us

Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!

Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!