Did any German units cross over the Volga?

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Did any German units cross over the Volga?

Post by headwest » 01 Nov 2022 16:46

Hi Everyone

I was just doing some google earth stuff over Volgograd and I just wondered

Did any German units do any type of scouting or cross over the river anywhere around Stalingrad? north or south of the city?

I have not been able to find anything but thought they might have done something like that when they arrived or soon thereafter

thanks much!

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Re: Did any German units cross over the Volga?

Post by dgfred » 04 Nov 2022 19:09

IIRC had units just looking over the river with Arty covering the crossings.

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Re: Did any German units cross over the Volga?

Post by headwest » 14 Nov 2022 14:53

cool, thanks for the info, i figured i would have read or heard if any had actually crossed the volga

thanks!

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Re: Did any German units cross over the Volga?

Post by dgfred » 05 Jan 2023 17:03

I recently found a picture of members of the 94th Inf Div close to the 'Metro Cafe' and the monument to pilot Kholzunov... right next to the Volga in the center of Stalingrad. I will try to find it again.

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Re: Did any German units cross over the Volga?

Post by bradpit » 26 May 2023 02:53

none of german unit cross the volga river,because around the city there still many soviet troops ,they always conuter-attack during the whole compaign
period. the most east point is capsian sea,Astrakhan direction

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