Daily Archives: December 25, 2012

Radio Moscow targets German soldiers in Stalingrad 70 years ago today (1942)

Video: Dec. 25, 1942 (at 41:39)

(Friday, December 25, 1942, Christmas Day; during the Battle of Stalingrad during Eastern Front of World War II) — Radio Moscow broadcast to German soldiers in Stalingrad, reminding them that a German soldier dies in Russia every seven seconds and that Stalingrad is a mass grave. The message with a ticking clock sound went on all day.