Here is another map of the Battle of Stalingrad. It shows dispositions on a divisional basis on November 18, 1942, the day before Operation Uranus.
I can't find a definitive document showing the Orders of Battle or unit locations. This map is interpretive, synthesizing information from the sources below. A spreadsheet with my complete Order of Battle is here. SVG version of the file is available here.
Books and Articles
|Alexei V. Isaev||Stalingrad The Volga no land for us||Soviet forces and tanks|
|Antony Beevor||Stalingrad, The Fateful Siege||Most widely cited Order of Battle|
|Wikipedia||Red Army order of battle at the Battle of Stalingrad||Useful|
|Wikipedia||Axis order of battle at the Battle of Stalingrad||Not particularly useful|
|Staldata||Staldata.com||Axis and Soviet Orders of Battle & force strength|
|Wolf Höpper||Against the Flood - Operation Uranus (I)||German tank numbers|
|Joel S. A. Hayward||Stopped At Stalingrad: The Luftwaffe And Hitler's Defeat In The East 1942-1943||Bases used for Airlift|
|Akhil Kadidal||Stalingrad Pocket||Really good maps and annotated photographs|
|OKH Situation Map Nov 18 42||WW2 Photos Maps|| Axis forces locations |
Jpg is here.
|OKH Situation Map Nov 18 42 2||WW2 Photos Maps|| Axis forces locations |
Jpg is here.
|S4231 Summary of combat operations in Stalingrad||Armchair General/RIIAWW2|| Red Army locations|
|S4239 Operations in Stalingrad area||Armchair General/RIIAWW2||Red Army locations|
|S4251 Combat operations of the South-Western, Don and Stalingrad Fronts||Armchair General/RIIAWW2||Red Army locations|
- There are more units listed in the Order of Battle than appear on the map. I didn't place any unit on the map unless I could find it in one of the source maps.
- In conflicts between locations on the OKH map and the Soviet maps, I used the Soviet map. The Germans had not picked up the Uranus build-up, so the Soviets had much better intelligence at this time.
- I could find no information on the strength of the 8th Italian Army, or Soviet 6th and 3rd Guards Armies.
- Unit lines are thicker or thinner based on strength and density. These are characterizations, not precise measurements.
- Unit strengths are shown in the layers in the SVG version of the map. These are based on the Order of Battle spreadsheet linked above. The spreadsheet includes notes on the units shown on the map.
- The base map is derived from the OKH maps. I do not know the map projection.
- Please feel free to comment on any inaccuracies! You can help to make the map better. I'm particularly interested in proper place-names.
- The license is Creative Commons, share alike, attribution, non-commercial. You can do anything you like with the image except use it to make money, claim property rights over your derivative images, or not provide attribution. I encourage anyone to use or change the map. I do not consider classroom use commercial. Like all my images, anyone who would like to use the image for commercial purposes should contact me and I can give you a custom license at a reasonable rate.