This is coolbert:
The quotation as normally stated, Hitler speaking to von Paulus prior to the commencement of Case Blau [Blue], 1942, that eastward movement of the German Sixth Army resulting in Stalingrad and all that would mean for the German war effort:
"with your army you can do anything"
The more correct and exact translation of the quote Hitler speaking to von Paulus:
"with your army you could storm the gates of heaven itself."
For this hubris, this BLASPHEMY OF THE MOST MONUMENTAL PROPORTIONS, THE GERMAN SIXTH ARMY WAS DOOMED FROM THE START?
As it was for Hitler so many thousands of years earlier so was it too for the man Nimrod from the Bible?
Nimrod a great king who aspired to challenge GOD himself.
And also for the offenses of hubris and arrogance his [Nimrod] entire kingdom rent asunder, destroyed. Building the Tower of Babel, reaching toward the heavens, believing himself all-powerful and invincible but finding chastisement of the most extreme sort being his reward.
Of Nimrod [thanks to the wiki] Josephus [from ancient times] wrote:
"Now it was Nimrod who excited them to such an affront and contempt of God . . . a bold man, and of great strength of hand . . . it were through his means they were happy . . . to believe that it was their own courage which procured that happiness. He also gradually changed the government into tyranny, seeing no other way of turning men from the fear of God, but to bring them into a constant dependence on his power."
That German Sixth Army  at that exact moment the most powerful and unique military force on the planet, seemingly invincible and all-conquering, proven so and well aware commander and men of their abilities.
Ultimately to no avail!
Hubris, arrogance and blasphemy all making for a very bad combination, again, those quarter million German soldiers doomed from the start?