Stalingrad worker's battalion 1942

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“Germans have penetrated 2 Stalingrad factory complexes, "Red October" & "Red Barricades", now Red Army strongpoints.

This is near the southeast end of the long Martenovskii foundry building--Soviet gunners facing the Volga.

Soviet soldiers fighting Germans in the ruins of the Stalin Works in Stalingrad, September

"After the last tank rolled off the assembly lines at Stalingrad, workers were issued arms and went to the front to defend the city. Workers Militia, Stalingrad The Southeast end of the (Krasnyi Oktyabr' Factory's) Martenovskii Workshop is shown.

The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle on the Eastern Front of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control o