In this family photo provided Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, Alexei Stefanov is depicted on this 1942 photo taken during the battle of Stalingrad in which the 20-year-old participated as com

 

              In this family photo provided Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, Alexei Stefanov is depicted on this 1942 photo taken during the battle of Stalingrad in which the 20-year-old participated as com
In this family photo provided Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, Alexei Stefanov is depicted on this 1942 photo taken during the battle of Stalingrad in which the 20-year-old participated as commander of a reconnaissance squad. The battle on the Volga River city named after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin was a turning point in World War II and claimed almost 1,5 million lives on both sides. (AP Photo/HONS)