Attractions near State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad: (0.91 mi) Alley of the Heroes (0.42 mi) Volgograd Planetarium (0.88 mi) Museum Pamyat; View all attractions near State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad on Tripadvisor Now this rifle is kept in a “Stalingrad battle” museum and everyone can see it. Russia Volgogradskaja oblast Volgograd. This museum consists of an artistic panoramic canvas «The Defeat of Fascist Forces at Stalingrad», which is the largest painted panorama in Russia (measures 16x120 meters), and the Museum of Stalingrad Battle with 8 exhibition halls containing more than 3,500 exhibits, 4 dioramas (5x25 meters each), a unique portrait gallery of Soviet military leaders and commanders involved in the Stalingrad … This disambiguation page lists articles about people with the same name. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War 2 (and the 77th anniversary of the end of the battle of Stalingrad), the Stalingrad Battle Foundation (Volgograd, Russia) present a unique exhibition to highlight the influence this battle had on the people of Great Britain and, in particular, on the towns and villages surrounding St Albans. The Museum displays the bloodiest battle in the history of warfare. #N#Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term. The composition of museum consists of 2 sights: Vasily Zaitsev (sniper) (1915 – 1991) - Soviet World War II sniper.

The commander of the 62nd Army Vasily Chuikov and a military council member Kuzma Gurov scrutinizing a rifle of a legendary sniper Vasily Zaytsev In the battle, the Red Army, with the victory over Nazi Germany, achieved a turning point in World War II. In 1948 it was renamed in Museum of Defense of Tsaritsyn-Stalingrad, in 1963-1982 it became Volgograd State Defense Museum, and in 31 of May of 1982 it turned out to be Volgograd State Panoramic Museum “Stalingrad Battle”. 1943. Book your tickets online for State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad, Volgograd: See 512 reviews, articles, and 559 photos of State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad, ranked No.5 on Tripadvisor among 208 attractions in Volgograd. The Battle of Stalingrad was the largest confrontation of World War II, in which Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad, now called Volgograd. The Mosin-Nagant rifle typically weighs in at 8.8 pounds and has a muzzle velocity of nearly 3,000 feet per second — but the rifle is only as good as the man or woman who pulls its trigger.. During the Battle of Stalingrad, talented Russians snipers used the Mosin-Nagant PU version to wreak plenty of havoc against their Nazi adversaries. The first and most simple one was a “PU” sight with a four-power telescope. There are about 4,000 exhibits composed of 20 theme's. This museum is completely devoted to the famous battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943) and consists of 8 halls, 4 diorama's and a central triumphal hall.