Volgograd, page 11
Location: Volgograd, RussiaOnce known as Stalingrad, this city was the scene of one of the major battles of World War Two. The site of the battle of Stalingrad has been turned into the Mamayev Hill Open Air War Memorial.
Mother of Russia at the top of the hill dominates wherever you look
The Grieving Mother or the Statue of Sorrow above the Lake of Tears
The cylindrical Hall of Glory with the guarded eternal flame beneath a circular hole in the ceiling which casts the all seeing eye on the memorial plaques of the inscriptions of the names of the fallen.
Hourly changing of the guard in front of the all seeing eye cast by the circular hole in the ceiling above the eternal flame.
The wall of heroes
The Heroes Square
Statues of the soldiers in the rank...
...some commemorating the females in the army
The walls of battle
Detail of the low relief work
The statue of Standing to the Death, built on the site of the last man standing in the battle, here symbolically guarding the motherland.