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WHAT DOES STALINGRAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Volgograd (Russian: Волгогра́д, IPA: ( listen)), formerly Tsaritsyn (Russian: Цари́цын (help·info)), 1589–1925, and Stalingrad (Russian: Сталингра́д (help·info)), 1925–1961, is an important industrial city and the administrative center of Volgograd Oblast, Russia. It is 80 kilometers (50 mi) long, north to south. It is situated on the western bank of the Volga River. The population is 1,021,215 (2010 Census); 1,011,417 (2002 Census); 1,022,578 (1989 Census). The city became famous for its resistance, and the extensive physical damage and death toll it suffered, during the Battle of Stalingrad against the German Army in World War II. Starting in 2013, for nine days every year, the city may be officially referred to as "Stalingrad". There is a debate in the city regarding if the city should be permanently renamed "Stalingrad", president Vladimir Putin has expressed that such a move should be preceded by a local referendum.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STALINGRAD» OVER TIME
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QUOTES WITH «STALINGRAD»
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Of all the games I've done, the only time I've ever lost my voice was on 'Call Of Duty 2,' playing a rasping Russian captain on the Stalingrad level.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STALINGRAD»
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With the benefit of Russian documents never before seen by Western scholars, German transcripts, and private letters and diaries, the author offers a compelling narrative of the battle of Stalingrad, which broke the back of the Nazi army ...
Antony Beevor, 1998
This authoritative text recreates the battle for Stalingrad that became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the gruesome and vicious war for the Eastern front.
Antony Beevor, 1998
Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad
This unique account is their story, and the stories of the nearly two million men and women who lost their lives.
William Craig, 1973
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Peter D. Antill, 2007
Victory at Stalingrad: The Battle That Changed History
He shows that the real story of the battle was the Soviets’ failure to achieve their greatest ambition: to deliver an immediate, war-winning knockout blow to the Germans.
Geoffrey Roberts, 2013
Battle of Stalingrad
Describes the battle of World War II in which the Russians attacked and defeated the German army holding Stalingrad against impossible odds because of senseless orders from Hitler, and which signaled to the world that the Nazis could be ...
G. C. Skipper, 1981
Eastern Front Combat: The German Soldier in Battle from ...
Appearing for the first time in English, these are original accounts by German soldiers who fought on the Eastern Front in World War II. Included are stories from a panzer crewman who survived the fighting at Stalingrad as well as a ...
Hans J. Wijers, 2008
Armageddon in Stalingrad: September-November 1942
Focuses on the inferno of combat that decimated the city of Stalingrad during the German offensive.
David M. Glantz, Jonathan Mallory House, 2009
Stalingrad: How the Red Army Triumphed
Michael K. Jones's new history of Stalingrad offers a radical reinterpretation of the most famous battle of the Second World War.
Michael K. Jones, 2010
Stalingrad: The Air Battle : November 1942-February 1943
Compiled by one of the world's leading experts on the air war over the Eastern Front, this book is the second in a series of books to cover the major phases of World War II in this theatre of operations.
Christer Bergström, 2007
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STALINGRAD»
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World War II Stalingrad Soldiers to Be Reburied
Nearly 1,000 Red Army soldiers who died during the World War II Battle of Stalingrad will receive a military burial on June 22, the day Russia marks the Nazi ... «The Moscow Times, Jun 15»
German FM marks WWII anniversary at site of Stalingrad battle
Volgograd (Russia) (AFP) - Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday laid a wreath at the site of the Battle of Stalingrad as part of ... «Yahoo News, May 15»
Russia might rename a major city 'Stalingrad'
Volgograd, famous as the site of a major WWII battle, might once again be renamed Stalingrad after a referendum, the chairman of the Federation Council ... «Business Insider, Feb 15»
Unexploded bombs from Battle of Stalingrad slow 2018 World Cup …
... time for the World Cup. The battle of Stalingrad lasted for more than five months in 1942 and 1943, and is regarded as one of the turning points of World War II. «New Civil Engineer, Dec 14»
Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Stalingrad Coming to Donetsk
Pro-Russian Rebel Leader Alexander Borodai said, “We will stand till the end. If the Ukrainians start an offensive, it will become a second Stalingrad. «Bloomberg, Jul 14»
'Stalingrad' director hired for film adaptation of Homer's 'Odyssey'
High school students, rejoice: Homer's epic poem Odyssey is becoming a movie. Stalingrad director Fedor Bondarchuk has been hired by Warners Bros. to ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 14»
Return of Stalingrad name only possible with national referendum …
Fireworks at Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, in honor of the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet forces in the Battle of Stalingrad. (RIA Novosti/Kirill ... «RT, Jun 14»
Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad Free on Steam for 24 Hours
Tripwire announced the promotion will run for a full 24 hours and includes the Game of the Year edition of Heroes of Stalingrad, so all DLC for the game is ... «IGN, Apr 14»
No quiet on the eastern front: "Stalingrad"
Based loosely on Soviet author Vasily Grossman's novel, "Life and Fate," the film Stalingrad (directed by Fedor Bondarchuk, screenplay by Sergey Snezhkin and ... «People's World, Mar 14»
“Stalingrad”: A national myth for Putin's Russia
If you don't have time for that, I suggest Fedor Bondarchuk's “Stalingrad,” an eye-popping and extremely strange pop spectacle set during the most famous battle ... «Salon, Mar 14»
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