Beautiful made hand with torch. The inscription says:”Volgograd”.
This is a replica of a monument located in Volgograd, formarly known as Stalingrad, in the Hall Of Militairy Glory.
Marked by fierce close quarters combat and direct assaults on civilians in air raids, it was the largest and bloodiest battle in the history of warfare with 1.8-2 million killed, wounded or captured. After their defeat at Stalingrad, the Germans had to withdraw vast military forces from the Western Front to replace their losses. The battle of Stalingrad was a turning point in WWII. After Germany lost the battle the Russians gained much ground and drove the Germans back until they reached Berlin making Germany lose the war.