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Part of the memorial complex on Mamayev Kurgan, Russia, commemorating the battle of Stalingrad.

The Motherland Calls! (Russian: Родина-мать зовет!)

Mamayev Kurgan, Volgograd, Russia

Unveiled in 1967, The Motherland Calls was constructed to commemorate the battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943). The statue stands 91 meters tall (299 feet) and was designed by sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and structural engineer Nikolai Nikitin.