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The Battle of Stalingrad (1942), a massive battle on the Eastern Front of World War II and the bloodiest battle in human history, has inspired a number of films, books, and games.





  • Jonathan Bastable - Voices from Stalingrad: Nemesis on the Volga. Charles Ltd., London 2006
  • 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.
  • William Craig - Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad. London: Pengiun, 1973. Based on five years of research of documents and personal accounts. Formed part of the basis for the film of the same name, Enemy at the Gates.
  • Viktor Nekrasov - In trenches of Stalingrad (Виктор Некрасов "В окопах Сталинграда")
  • Last Letters from Stalingrad



Documentary films

Fiction films


Concert music

Popular music

  • 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.


Board games

Video games

  • Commandos 3: Destination Berlin
  • Close Combat III: The Russian Front (1999)
  • Sudden Strike (2000)
  • Axis and Allies
  • Battlefield 1942 (2002)
  • 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)
  • Close Combat: Cross of Iron (2007)
  • Call of Duty: World at War (2008)
  • Commandos: Strike Force (2006)


  • In theater, the play Stalingrad 1942 [8] was presented by Theatre Formation Paribartak of India in 2006[9]
  • In the first series of the British comedy Peep Show, the character Mark attempts to seduce his neighbor by recounting the battle.



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