|Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, is a city in southwest Russia. Fire steamer “Gasitel” monument
|Description||Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, is a city in southwest Russia, on the western bank of the Volga River. It was the site of WWII’s Battle of Stalingrad, commemorated by a huge statue, The Motherland Calls, part of the hilltop Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex. The Panorama Museum has a 360-degree painting of the battle, as well as weapons and artifacts. To the south, a large arch marks the Lenin Volga-Don Shipping Canal.
Fire steamer “Gasitel” – a monument to the Volga river basin. The ship participated in the defense of Tsaritsyn and Stalingrad
|Type||Illustrated Envelop with Special Cancellation
Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, is a city in southwest Russia. Fire steamer “Gasitel” – a monument
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1983|