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Do you know where in Germany all the Regimental records were stored, before they were burnt by an air raid?
Of course I know the common literature of the Stalingrad Battle: Dörflers “Die 71. Infanterie-Division” – which is not very helpful concerning the battles in September 1942.
David Glantz’s “Armageddon” is an excellent book about his research and a precise high-end view of the battle.
But for more specific questions, e.g. central railway station (map of the railway station, which units fought there: IR 191 or IR 194, which bataillons, commanders,….there is no combat report giving any details of this. So the railway station remains a black gap.
Also nail factory, Grudinin mill, etc. etc.
Lt. Anton Kuzmich Dragan was glorified in the book of Gen. Chuikov for his heroic struggle from railway station, over nail factory towards the apartment house at the corner Komsomolskaja/Krasnopiterskaja.
So I wonder why this was not the same for the commanders like Major Reinhard Fredebold (III. Btl./IR 191) , Hauptmann Münch and Dobberkau (both IR 194), which were the first units reaching the Volga. Normally this would have been over-exploited by Nazi propaganda.
As I found on the eBay page you are doing research on the grain elevator in Stalingrad?