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"Rear-front" Memorial

This memorial complex is the first composition of the world famous tripartite Soviet memorial group which includes "The Motherland Calls!" in Volgograd and "Soldier-Liberator" in Treptower park/Berlin. The central memorial consists of two large statues (15 meters) of a Soviet soldier and a worker. The soldier carries a large sword, which symbolise the war industry of the Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War. There are 14,000 names of former residents of Magnitogorsk who fell in the Great Patriotic War engraved at the memorial site.

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