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Memorial Complex to Defenders of Motherland Sky

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Spectacularly large and somewhat unique memorial

Firstly Russia/the former Soviet Union is still the home of large, highly impressive memorials... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
pripyat86
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London, United Kingdom
A fascinating monument to aerial victories.

Arriving to Tula from Moscow, this monument greets you when entering the city. It’s a fascinating... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
markok444
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Moskovskoye Hwy., Tula, Russia
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Firstly Russia/the former Soviet Union is still the home of large, highly impressive memorials, mainly based on the country's suffering and ultimate victory in WW2 or the Great patriotic War as it is known locally. This memorial does not let down the tradition of spectacular...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Arriving to Tula from Moscow, this monument greets you when entering the city. It’s a fascinating structure with two planes caught in a dogfight. Some air aces are singled out by name (Kozhedub, Pokrishkin...)

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

One thing I have learned during my travels throughout Russia, is that they have always made amazing monuments to their diverse history. This is no exception. A true reminder of the heroic sacrifice the Soviet people made during the great patriotic war. Nice place for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a large war memorial on the edge of Tula. It is focused on an air squadron that defended Tula during the battle of Moscow. There are statutes of two members of the squadron who were awarded the status of hero of the Soviet...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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