TracesOfWar needs your help! We miss photos of important sights in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. Submit your photos to and it will be published!

Soviet War Cemetery 138th Rifle Brigade

This war cemetery contains 2 mass graves. In one of these graves are buried about 1,000 killed Red Army soldiers and officers. There is no information about the second one. The text on the memorial reads:
"For the soldiers and officers of the 138th Red Banner-rifle Division, who fell in the fighting for Stalingrad in 1942 - 1943."

A third mass grave is located on the shores of the Volga, containing the remains of the fallen telecommunication troops of this division.

Do you have more information about this location? Inform us!


  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Auke de Vlieger

Related books