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Icon "Volgograd" [2]: [photo] / photographer A. Melentiev. - Electronic data (1 file: 1.1 MB). - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2015. -
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On the photo: a souvenir badge "Volgograd". The icon is quadrangular, the upper and lower sides are arcuate, in the center there is a symbolic image of a soldier's sculpture with a grenade and an automatic weapon in his hands. In the lower part of the inscription: "Volgograd". White metal. Stamping. The size is 20x15 mm. Pin fastening. On the reverse side - the brand of the manufacturer: Volgograd Experimental Plant "Souvenir". Location: From a private collection. - On the souvenir badge "Volgograd" depicts the sculpture of the defending soldier Stalingrad, located in the center of the square of the historic-memorial complex "Mamaev Kurgan" that stood to death. The area Standing to death in the size of 65x65 m, with a granite covering, is at the end of the alley of pyramidal poplars of the memorial, birches and spruce are planted at its corners, lawns are broken. Most of the square is occupied by a pool with a diameter of 35.2 m, in the center there is a 16.5-meter cliff, from which a figure of the soldier-defender Stalingrad rises with a grenade and an automatic weapon in his hands. Mamayev Kurgan is a hill on the right bank of the Volga River in the Central District of the city of Volgograd, where fierce battles took place during the Battle of Stalingrad from September 1942 to January 1943. In memory of the victims of the Great Patriotic War, in 1959-1967. under the guidance of the sculptor EV Vuchetich, a memorial ensemble "To the Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad" was erected on the Mamayev Kurgan with the main monument "Motherland Calling!". The composition of the memorial ensemble consists of: an introductory composition-the high relief "Memory of Generations", the alley of pyramidal poplars, the area of ​​the Dead, the walls-ruins, the Heroes' Square, the monumental relief, the hall of the Military glory, the area of ​​the Tribulation, the main monument "Motherland Calls!", a memorial cemetery, a memorial arboretum at the foot of the Mamayev Kurgan. The length of the entire complex from the foot to the top of the hill is 1.5 km, the total area is 26 hectares. This is the largest monument in the world dedicated to the events of World War II .
I. Melentiev, Alexei Mikhailovich (1958-). II. Presidential Library. B. N. Yeltsin (St. Petersburg). III. "Souvenir", Volgograd pilot plant. Monument ensemble to the heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad on Mamayev Hill (Volgograd, city) - Badges. 2. "The Battle of Stalingrad," the State Panorama Museum (Volgograd, the city) - Badges. 3. The people (the collection). 4. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 5. Territory (collection). 6. Territory of Russia: Volgograd Region (collection). 7. Volgograd region: pages of history (collection). 8. Souvenir badges - the USSR.
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Source of electronic copy: PB
Place of origin: From private collection
Издательство Президентская библиотека имени Б. Н. Ельцина
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