volgagrad - Rodina Mat - From Inside the main Complex Building - Photo 1969

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Mamayev Kurgan is a dominant height overlooking the city of Volgograd (formerly Stalingrad) in Southern Russia. The name in Russian means "tumulus of Mamai". The original Mamayev Kurgan was a Tartar burial mound 102 metres high. The current formation is dominated by a memorial complex commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad (August 1942 to February 1943). The battle was a decisive Soviet victory over Axis forces on the Eastern front of World War II and arguably the bloodiest battle in human history. At the time of its installation in 1967 the statue named The Motherland Calls formed the largest free-standing sculpture in the world.

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Comments (142)

Sterntaucher on September 27, 2009

Fantastic photo! Wow!

Cheers from Germany, Mathias

Peter Lazarák on October 1, 2009

Very good composition. Interesting series. Sincerely, Peter

Ruben Padilla on October 2, 2009

Hi my Amigo Unnippillai

Great Composition!!!

Many Thanks for your "VOTE", I welcome your valued comments! very grateful for your visit, Glad you like it!

Have a nice Day.

Greetings from Sombrerete, Zacatecas, MÉXICO to INDIA.



Seima I on October 3, 2009

Interesting angle!!

Silena Lambertini on October 3, 2009

Molto bella, Complimenti. Lasi

KWO Tsoumenis on October 4, 2009

Unique, special photo!


kostas :-)

Boris Busorgin on October 5, 2009

Very nice! Y*!

castorina on October 9, 2009

Very, very original photo!

Greetings from Rome.


sergio alessi on October 10, 2009

Greetings from Italy

A.Lebacq on October 12, 2009

Excellent composition unnippillai, well done.

Greetings Arthur

Luca Rigato on October 15, 2009

This is a great idea, beautiful result!

OPAPAYA on October 16, 2009

Interessante Perspektive!


beh108 on October 18, 2009

very beautiful angle

exilchatte on October 18, 2009

This is really a phantastic shot! Greetings Karl

JOAN Martínez on October 22, 2009

Very good photography, congratulations for your gallery.

~rol~ No Views! on October 22, 2009



Dim Leventis #Visual… on October 24, 2009

Great shot !!!!!!!!

Greetings Dim

Polifemo ( * ) on October 24, 2009

don't forget we are observing you...

Polifemo ( * ) on October 25, 2009

Thanks for your information. There are very interesting shots, torches in days in which I was scarcely a child. It is very little usual to find them in Panoramio. I do not have doubt that you hoard many any more equal interest. Congratulations. Your gallery gives us another look and we keep on looking!


Alan L. on October 26, 2009

unnippillai, 1969-the year I was born! Keep up the good work in letting us see them today!

Greetings from IRELAND


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Photo taken in Mamayev Kurgan, пр. В.И. Ленина, Volgograd, Volgogradskaya oblast', 400005

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    • Camera: FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD. SLP800