Battle of Stalingrad in popular culture

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The 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.






Documentary films[edit]

Fiction films[edit]


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 [9] was presented by Theatre Formation Paribartak of India in 2006[10]