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Icon "Volgograd" [5]: [photo] / photographer A. Melentiev. - Electronic data (1 file: 1.3 MB). - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2015. -
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On the photo: a souvenir badge "Volgograd". The icon is rectangular in the center - a relief symbolic image of a nurse's sculpture holding a wounded soldier on his back. On the bottom edge of the inscription "Volgograd". White metal. Stamping. The size is 28x19 mm. Pin fastening. On the reverse side - the brand of the manufacturer: Volgograd Experimental Plant "Souvenir". Location: From a private collection. - The souvenir badge "Volgograd" depicts a two-figure sculptural composition "Sanitary Worker", located on Heroes Square of the historical and memorial complex "Mamaev Kurgan". In the center of the square is a rectangular pool in granite banks, measuring 26.6x86 meters, symbolizing the Volga. On the left side there is a wall 112 meters long and 8 meters high, resembling an unfurled banner in shape. Along the whole wall-banner, with large relief letters, the inscription: "The iron wind beat them in the face, and they all went forward, and again a feeling of superstitious fear enveloped the enemy: did the people go on the attack, are they mortal?". To the right of the pool there are six-meter two-figure sculptural compositions: "After we have stood, we will win", "Sanitary Worker", "Sailor", "Commander", "Standard Bearer", "The Collapse of Fascism". Together they form a formidable indestructible line of soldiers. 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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