Importance of Battle of Stalingrad?
The battle for Stalingrad marked the first significant defeat of German arms in the East and marked the furthermost Eastern advance of German forces . It was an important morale boost to the Russian peoples . After Stalingrad the Germans never regained the initiative .
The battle of Stalingrad was important for both the Nazis and Soviets. For the Nazis, it was a flanking point to get to the caucuses oil field which would of given the Nazis fuel to prolong their campaign. Stalingrad was important to the soviets as it was named after Joseph Stalingrad, so a moral importance was for the USSR.