One of the most important as well as one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, the eventual Soviet Victory over Nazi Germany and its allies marked a major turning point in the war on the Eastern Front.
Watch the detailed map animation, showing the German offensives advance into Stalingrad and the Soviet counter-offensive.
Listen to the audio commentary as you follow the course of the battle.
Read the historical account of the build-up to the operation, the action itself, and the aftermath of the battle.
View the gallery, including photographs and illustrations of Stalingrad, the soldiers, vehicles, and weapons. A handy map pinpoints exactly where the battle happened and an easy-to-follow chart details the opposing forces that took part.
Try out your knowledge of the attack with the battle quiz.
This is history at hand - one of the major events in world history on your NOOK.