Voroshilovgrad Offensive Operation

This was a Soviet strategic offensive, more usually known as 'Skachok' within the 'Voronezh-Kharkov Strategic Offensive Operation', by General Leytenant Filipp I. Golikov’s Voronezh Front across the Don river as the third stage, after the 'Uran' and 'Malyi Saturn' (part of the 'Stalingrad Strategic Offensive Operation' and the 'Middle Don Offensive Operation') undertakings of the great Soviet counter-offensive which led to the destruction of Generaloberst (from 31 January 1943) Generalfeldmarschall Friedrich Paulus’s 6th Army at Stalingrad (12 January/3 March 1943).