In Paris a memorial plaque in honor of the victory at Stalingrad.


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In Paris a memorial plaque in honor of the victory at Stalingrad.

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In Paris a memorial plaque in honor of the victory at Stalingrad.


The surrender of field Marshal Paulus put an end to the myth of the invincibility of the Germans... This monument is dedicated to the memory of all soldiers of the red Army who died in the battle of Stalingrad for the sake of our freedom

 

According to representatives of the municipality of Paris, the emergence of the commemorative sign on the square that bears the name of the battle of Stalingrad, will help the French to preserve the historical memory of the great battle. Today France is the leader among all European countries in the number of streets, squares, metro stations and other facilities named in honor of the victory at Stalingrad.

 

For us, today is a very important day, because, really, the battle of Stalingrad not only changed the fate of world war II, it has changed the fate of the world. In this battle lost 800 thousand of our fellow citizens. They fought together, shoulder to shoulder, Russians, Kazakhs, Belarusians, Tajiks, Armenians. They thought only about one thing – how to defend their common Homeland, – said Alexei Meshkov, speaking at the opening ceremony of a memorial plaque.

According to representatives of the municipality of Paris, the emergence of the commemorative sign on the square that bears the name of the battle of Stalingrad, will help the French to preserve the historical memory of the great battle. Today France is the leader among all European countries in the number of streets, squares, metro stations and other facilities named in honor of the victory at Stalingrad.

 

We will remind, this year in Paris hosted the exhibition "Stalingrad in the destiny of France," organized with the participation of the Fund "battle of Stalingrad" and the authorities of Volgograd. The exposition was timed to the 75th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi troops at Stalingrad and included rare archival materials.

link https://novostivolgograda.ru/news/world/01-07-2018/v-parizhe-otkryli-memorialnuyu-dosku-v-chest-pobedy-pod-stalingradom


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