[stah-lin-grad; Russian stuh-lyin-graht]
- former name of Volgograd.
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The Third Reich met its nemesis as much here as it had—albeit in far greater numbers—at Stalingrad.The Deadly Trap Behind D-Day’s Beaches
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Stalingrad, of course, was the epic battle of World War II which the Soviets finally won.Ukraine’s Billionaire Bounty-Hunting Club
April 19, 2014
It would be unfunny, for different reasons, if set at Verdun or Gettysburg or Stalingrad.A Rather Misguided Catch-22 Reaction
January 2, 2013
His Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945 are filled with vivid details.Antony Beevor: How I Write
June 13, 2012
This had to be the greatest sockdolager since Goebbels explained Stalingrad.Telempathy
Tobolsk doesn't appear on any of the maps, but it is a tiny village situated about eighty miles west of Stalingrad on the Volga.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front
R. Sidney Bowen
When the German troops reached Stalingrad they picked you up and other Russian people?
Let me see, in 1943, in time war; Germans come and taken over Stalingrad and pick me up and send to Germany.
And, you actually went to Siberia before you came to Stalingrad?
- the former name (1925–61) of Volgograd
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Word Origin and History for stalingrad
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