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New 2013 Stalingrad Movie

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by trainsktg, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    I found this earlier today. It looks to be a cross between Private Ryan, A Band of Brothers and 300. There is probably lots of good Mosin, T34 and MG42 action for those of us interested in historical military weaponry.

    Stalingrad 2013 trailer - ?????????? (2013) ??????? HD - YouTube

    I see it joining my collection of foreign war movies including Talvisota and Brest Fortress.

    Keith
     
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  2. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Sweet.. I'm a going to check them all out.
     
  3. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Cool! My favorite battle ever! "Hi, is Hitler there? Hey, could you send us some winter uniforms?" and "Hi, we're from Siberia and boy are we pizzed!" It looks to be beautifully filmed. Thanks Keith!
     
  4. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    Ya, stalingrad was one if the best war movies made. It's also so different seeing the side of the Germans. I have it on VHS somewhere.
     
  5. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    Different movie. This one is new for 2013.

    Keith
     
  6. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    Ah, so it's a documentary or a hollywoodland type movie?
     
  7. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    Also, if you liked band of brothers, Hans and Spielberg are doing another that focuses on the 8th air force in Jan I think.
     
  8. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    See the link in my original post. Like Private Ryan, its a fictional story set in real events.

    Keith
     
  9. mancat

    mancat Kitsap County Well-Known Member

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    If you like some of the newer crop of Russian war movies, you'll probably really enjoy "August Eighth", which is a fictional story centered around the '08 Georgian conflict - just try to ignore the occasional bizarre transformers CGI sequences that are supposed to represent the imagination of one of the movie's young characters. Absolutely great battle sequences on par with any American war flick.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzwT5YEcwS8

    There are some other good ones centering around the Afghan war and earlier Georgian and Chechnya conflicts - especially the miniseries "Grozovye Vorota" available on Youtube with subtitles.
     
  10. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    Stalingrad is an excellent war movie. Very realistic and a great movie showing the meat grinder that along with the weather wore down the vaunted Wehrmacht.

    Another primo war movie is The Winter War, very realistic showing the Finns completely outnumbered bloodying the Russians in the 1939 to 1940 Winter War.
    My all time favorite war flick for the losing side is Sam Peckinpah's CROSS OF IRON. I read the book in high school and the movie really captures the tenacity of the German infantryman in retreat and very accurate weapons.
    I'd like to see Air War in the Pacific vs the 8th Air Force. I think the 8th has gotten their fair share of cinema treatment.

    Brutus Out
     
  11. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    Once again, This. Is. A. Different. Stalingrad. Movie, not yet released. I will edit the post title to reflect this.

    Keith
     
  12. BAMCIS

    BAMCIS Eugene Well-Known Member

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    Yes, this looks like a very good movie of a significant historical event. But with all due respect, why is this in the "General Firearm Discussion" section and not in the "off topic" section?
     
  13. elsie

    elsie Way over there on the left Well-Known Member

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