Battle of Stalingrad (1942–43), a battle on the Eastern Front of World War II and one of the bloodiest in human history, has inspired a number of films, books and games.
Non-fiction [ edit ]
Fiction [ edit ]
Vasily Grossman - . New York: New York Review of Books, 2006. A novel written by one of the most celebrated reporters in the Life and Fate Red Army.
Sven Hassel - SS-General. A novel about the Battle of Stalingrad written from the perspective of a German soldier.
Jonathan Littell - . Gallimard, Paris 2006. A fictional story of a former SS officer, the third chapter ("Courante") takes place in Stalingrad. The book received two major French literary awards. Les Bienveillantes
Theodor Plievier - Stalingrad. New York: Time, inc., 1966. A pseudo-memoir novel.
David L. Robbins - . New York: Bantam Books, 2000. A novel which was later adapted for the 2001 film War of the Rats . Enemy at the Gates
William T. Vollman - . New York: Penguin Books, 2005. A postmodern novel that received the 2005 Europe Central National Book Award.
John Wilson - . Toronto: Kids Can Press Ltd. 2005. A novel focused on a German tank officer, a Russian sniper, and a child living in Stalingrad. Received the Four Steps to Death White Pine Award.
Heinz G. Konsalik - Doctor of Stalingrad. Tattoo Books, 1977. A novel focused on a German doctor in Stalingrad. Adapted for the 1958 film The Doctor of Stalingrad
Documentary films [ edit ]
( The Great Battle on the Volga Velikaya bitva na Volge), using archive footage taken by 150 Soviet cameramen during the battle, released in 1962 [1 ]
The World At War Episode 9 Stalingrad (June 1942–February 1943) Secrets of The Dead
Deadliest Battle Stalingrad originally broadcast on German television, which looks at the Battle mainly from the German Side, includes interviews with survivors from both sides
Fiction films [ edit ]
( The Battle of Stalingrad Сталинградская битва), a 1949 two-part Soviet movie.
Soldiers (Солдаты), a 1958 Soviet movie based on novel by Russian writer and participant of Stalingrad battle Viktor Nekrasov
( Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever? Hunde, wollt ihr ewig leben?), a 1958 West German film directed by Frank Wisbar [2 ]
, a 1989 two-part film directed by Stalingrad Yuri Ozerov. [3 ]
, a 1993 Stalingrad German film directed by Joseph Vilsmaier [4 ]
, a 2001 Franco-British film which dramatized and in some cases fictionalized elements of real exploits by Enemy at the Gates sniper Vasily Zaytsev. Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud and starring Jude Law, Joseph Fiennes, Ed Harris and Rachel Weisz [5 ]
, a 2013 Russian film that tells the story of six Soviet reconnaissance troops and their part in the battle. Stalingrad
Concert music [ edit ]
Popular music [ edit ]
Sabaton sang a song based on the battle in their album Primo Victoria. The
Feindflug song "Roter Schnee" The song "Stalingrad" by progressive rock band
Nightingale The "dramatic death metal" band
Dark Lunacy has written many songs in relation to the Battle of Stalingrad, particularly on the 2006 release . The Diarist The song "Stalingrado" by
Stormy Six, a former Italian rock band. Dutch
Death Metal band Hail of Bullets has written a song based on the Battle of Stalingrad, titled "Stalingrad". The song appeared on their 2008 Full-Length, ...Of Frost And War. Swedish
Black Metal band Marduk have a strong interest in the Battle of Stalingrad and have written several songs in relation to the topic. Most noticeably "Steel Inferno". The music video features raw footage of the Battle of Stalingrad itself. Stalingrad is mentioned in "Roads to Moscow" by
Al Stewart. German
Power Metal band Accept wrote a song and titled their thirteenth studio album after the battle The song "Stalingrad" by Polish rock band Potop 318
A cd compilation called Stalingrad (Der Krieg - Der Wahnsinn) and 2 LP´s where released by the Dutch label Bunker Records
Board games [ edit ]
Video games [ edit ]
In theater, the play
Stalingrad 1942 was presented by Theatre Formation Paribartak of India in 2006 [9 ] [10 ]
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