German filmmaker Vilsmaier, known for ‘Stalingrad,’ dies

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German filmmaker Vilsmaier, known for ‘Stalingrad,’ dies

German filmmaker Joseph Vilsmaier, whose striking portrayal of the Battle of Stalingrad brought home the horrors of war to a new generation, has died. His agent confirmed Wednesday that Vilsmaier “died peacefully at his home” in Bavaria on Tuesday at age 81.

German filmmaker Vilsmaier, known for ‘Stalingrad,’ dies

German filmmaker Joseph Vilsmaier, whose striking portrayal of the Battle of Stalingrad brought home the horrors of war to a new generation, has died. His agent confirmed Wednesday that Vilsmaier “died peacefully at his home” in Bavaria on Tuesday at age 81.
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