31. Battle of Stalingrad, A.D.1942-43. Twenty one German divisions tried to caputure Stalingrad (Now Volgograd), But siege was broken and Friedrich von Paulus had to surrender with more than 100,000 German troops. This was the beginning of the end of German invasion of Russia. 32. Battle of Normandy, A.D.1944 Allied forces under General Eisenhower invadedmore..