Battle of Stalingrad in popular culture
The Battle of Stalingrad (1942–43), a battle on the Eastern Front of World War II, often regarded as the single largest and bloodiest battle in the history of warfare, and arguably the most strategically decisive battle of World War II, has inspired a number of media works.
- Stalingrad (1943 film), a Soviet film shot during the battle
- The Great Battle on the Volga (Velikaya bitva na Volge), using archive footage taken by 150 Soviet cameramen during the battle, released in 1962
- "Stalingrad". The World at War. (June 1942–February 1943)
- "Deadliest Battle". Secrets of The Dead. PBS.
- 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
- Stalingrad, a 1989 two-part film directed by Yuri Ozerov.
- Stalingrad, a 1993 German film directed by Joseph Vilsmaier
- Enemy at the Gates, a 2001 Franco-British film which dramatized and in some cases fictionalized elements of real exploits by sniper Vasily Zaytsev. Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud and starring Jude Law, Joseph Fiennes, Ed Harris and Rachel Weisz
- Stalingrad (2013), a Russian film that tells the story of six Soviet reconnaissance troops and their part in the battle, holding a building along with various units to defend Stalingrad and Volga River from German attacks
- Sudden Strike (2000)
- IL-2 Sturmovik (2001)
- Battlefield 1942 (2002)
- Commandos 3: Destination Berlin (2003)
- Call of Duty (2003)
- Call of Duty: Finest Hour (2004)
- Red Orchestra: Combined Arms (2004)
- Call of Duty 2 (2005)
- Medal of Honor: European Assault (2005)
- Panzer Campaigns: Stalingrad '42 (2005)
- Stalingrad (2005)
- Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 (2006)
- Commandos: Strike Force (2006)
- Call of Duty: World at War (2008)
- Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad (2011), the single player campaign focuses on the Battle of Stalingrad, and several maps in the game portray famous locations of the battle, such as Pavlov's House, the Red October Factory and Mamayev Kurgan, among others. The Multiplayer also consisted of several famous locations from the single player so people could experience for themselves what it was like, to an extent.
- Company of Heroes 2 (2013) portrayed the battle in certain missions, but was heavily criticized by some Russian players for "being historically inaccurate", and on 7 August DVD sales of the Russian version of the game were halted in Russia, while the game is still available for downloading from Steam.
- IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Stalingrad (2013)
- Call of Duty: Black Ops III (2016) setting of the zombies map "Gorod Krovi" as part of the game's third DLC pack, Descent.
- Grossman, Vasily (2006). Life and Fate. New York: New York Review of Books. A novel written by one of the most celebrated reporters in the Red Army.
- Konsalik, Heinz G. (1977). Doctor of Stalingrad. Tattoo Books. A novel focused on a German doctor in Stalingrad. Adapted for the film The Doctor of Stalingrad (1958).
- Littell, Jonathan (2006). Les Bienveillantes. Paris: Gallimard. A fictional story of a former SS officer, the third chapter ("Courante") takes place in Stalingrad. The book received two major French literary awards.[which?]
- Plievier, Theodor (1966) . Stalingrad. New York: TIME, Inc. A pseudo-memoir novel.
- Robbins, David L. (2000). War of the Rats. New York: Bantam Books. A novel which was later adapted for the film Enemy at the Gates (2001).
- Vollman, William T. (2005). Europe Central. New York: Penguin Books. A postmodern novel that received the 2005 National Book Award.
- Wilson, John (2005). Four Steps to Death. Toronto: Kids Can Press Ltd. A novel focused on a German tank officer, a Russian sniper, and a child living in Stalingrad. Received the White Pine Award.
- Michael K. Jones - Stalingrad: How the Red Army Triumphed. Pen & Sword Military, 19 April 2007
- Antony Beevor - Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege, 1942-1943. New York: Viking, 1998. An overall perspective of the battle. Noted for its extensive use of first-hand accounts.
- Viktor Nekrasov - In trenches of Stalingrad (Виктор Некрасов "В окопах Сталинграда")
- Last Letters from Stalingrad (German: Letzte Briefe aus Stalingrad), an anthology of letters from German soldiers who took part in the Battle for Stalingrad during World War II. Originally published in West Germany in 1950, the book was translated into many languages (into English by Anthony G. Powell in 1956), and has been issued in numerous editions.
- Pablo Neruda (1942). Canto a Stalingrado.
- Pablo Neruda (1943). Nuevo canto de amor a Stalingrado.
- Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1945). A rosa do povo.
- Elias Tanenbaum. Last Letters from Stalingrad. a chamber music piece based on the 1950 book of the same name
- Aubert Lemeland (1998). "Letzte briefe aus Stalingrad". Symphonie No.10. A collage of music and recitation based on the book Last Letters from Stalingrad (1950)
- The Swedish Power Metal band Sabaton have a song titled "Stalingrad" off of their album Primo Victoria.
- Luhn, Alec (8 June 2014). "Stalingrad name may return to city in wave of second world war patriotism". theguardian.com. The Guardian. The Guardian. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
- Taylor, A.J.P. (1998). The Second World War and its Aftermath, Volume IV. Folio Society. p. 142.
- The Great Battle on the Volga at the Internet Movie Database
- Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever? at the Internet Movie Database
- Stalingrad on the IMDb.
- Battle of Stalingrad in popular culture at the Internet Movie Database
- Enemy at the Gates at the Internet Movie Database
- Why gaming's latest take on war is so offensive to Russians. Polygon (2013-07-25). Retrieved on 2013-09-18.
- Company of Heroes 2 sales stopped in Russia. PCGamesN (2013-08-06). Retrieved on 2013-09-18.
- "Last Letters from Stalingrad". American Composers Alliance.
- "Notes for Elias Tenenbaum - Last Letters from Stalingrad]". Anthology of Recorded Music.
- "Letzte briefe aus Stalingrad". NatureLand.