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Where is Mamayev Hill in Volgograd?

Today Mamayev Hill is a hotspot and located almost in the very center of Volgograd city, but despite this fact, you can say for sure that depths of this place, soaked in blood, keep a lot of relics, and maybe even remains of Stalingrad battle participants, that need to be reburied.

What was the result of the Battle of Mamayev Hill?

On January 26 th parts of the 21 st Soviet Army united with parts of the 62 nd Army assaulting from Stalingrad in the district of a Krasniy Octyabr and on Mamayev Hill. At this point the battle on Mamayev Hill was over.

Who is buried on Mamayev Hill?

The following are buried on Mamayev Hill: a famous sniper Vasily Zaitsev, a commander of the 62 nd Army Vasily Chuikov, a commander of the 64 th Army Mikhail Shumilov and many other people, who took part in Stalingrad battle.

What does Mamayev Kurgan mean?

Mamayev Kurgan ( Russian: Мамаев курган) is a dominant height overlooking the city of Volgograd (formerly Stalingrad) in Southern Russia. The name in Russian means " tumulus of Mamai ".