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  • Writer's pictureMichael Laxer

Daily LIFT #707

A view of the Motherland Calls memorial complex in Volgograd (Stalingrad), USSR 1975 -- Daily LIFT #707

The city of Volgograd was made a Hero City of the USSR after the war in honour of the astonishing sacrifices of its people and of those who fought there.

You can learn more about the Hero Cities of the USSR at Second World War Hero Cities of the USSR Part II

May 9 is the anniversary of the German surrender to the USSR.


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