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 (stä′lĭn-grăd′, stə-lyĭn-grät′)
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(ˈstɑːlɪnˌɡræd; Russian stəlinˈɡrat)
(Placename) the former name (1925–61) of Volgograd
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(ˈvɒl gəˌgræd, ˈvoʊl-)

a city in the SW Russian Federation, on the Volga River: battles in World War II, 1942–1943. 999,000. Formerly, Stalingrad.
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Noun1.Stalingrad - a city in the European part of Russia on the VolgaStalingrad - a city in the European part of Russia on the Volga; site of German defeat in World War II in the winter of 1942-43
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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victory in the Battle of Stalingrad. Russian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Vyacheslav Kovalenko and
Moscow, Rabi'I 21, 1434, Feb 2, 2013, SPA -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday marked the 70th anniversary of the end of the decisive World War II battle of Stalingrad, thanking veteran soldiers for their unique courage, dpa reported.
La Russie commemorait hier samedi avec fierte les 70 ans de la victoire sovietique dans la bataille de Stalingrad, premiere defaite allemande de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, toujours glorifiee par les Russes comme l'evenement qui sauva l'Europe du nazisme.
Thousands of Russians gathered on Saturday 2 February to mark the 70th anniversary of their victory over the Germans in the pivotal Battle of Stalingrad, in which an estimated one million people died.
Among the works of art is a massive painting entitled 'Memories of Stalingrad'.
Many of the main scenes are located amid the rubble of Stalingrad, which was besieged and bombarded by the Germans from July 1942 to February 1943.
"Inside my vitals it was Stalingrad." I could have said
Continuing from Volume 1 of his Stalingrad trilogy, David Glantz's Armageddon in Stalingrad is concerned primarily with the fighting for the city itself prior to the start of the Soviet counteroffensive leading up to the encirclement of the German Sixth Army and elements of the Fourth Panzer Army.
The struggle for control of the city of Stalingrad in southwestern Russia was, to many military historians, the most important battle of World War II.
Two Soldiers, Two Lost Fronts: German War Diaries of the Stalingrad and North
It is a harrowing, gut-wrenching chronicle set in the 1943 period of the Battle of Stalingrad when the German forces were attempting to implement Hitler's plan to capture that strategic port on the Volga.
January 10 The defenders of Stalingrad lash back at German forces that had besieged the city, named after Soviet premier Joseph Stalin, for four months.