There is a memorial plate on the place where the capsule was put in one can read: “Here, on 9.05.1970, on day of 25-th anniversary of the Great Victory, a capsule with a letter to the descendants from the workers of the city – hero Volgograd and veterans of the Great Patriotic War is put in.Open it on 9.05.2045 on the 100-th anniversary over the fascist Germany”. Try our World Meeting Planner and get a color-coded chart comparing the time of day in Kurgan, Russia with all of the other international locations where others will be participating.
He`s got an automatic gun in one hand and a grenade in the other one.
You can read the inscriptions on the rock: “stand to death”, “There is no room for us on the other bank of the Volga”, “No step backwards”, “Every house is a fortress”, “Don`t bring shame upon sacred memory”. Two walls on both sides of it symbolize ruins of Stalingrad after bombing.
One can see figure compositions, slogans and appeals on the walls.
All the inscriptions on the walls show soul condition of the people.
A man and a small girl with a bunch of flowers are at the head of the column.
He represents an old generation and she – the young one.
On the left hand from the central staircase there is a memorial wall with an inscription: ”Years and decades will pass by. But grandsons and grand-grandsons of the heroes will come to the majestic memorial monument of Great Victory.
They`ll come with their children and bring flowers.
To the left you can see a wall which looks like a banner. The happy figures of the soldiers are in the middle of the wall.