Photo of the day Shymkent War Memorial Kazakhstan

War memorial

Plaques in front of the war memorial in Shymkent list the names of the over 140,000 people from the region who died in the Second World War. The city in the south of Kazakhstan was of great importance in the Second World War for the Soviet Union, especially for the armaments industry.

Foto: Raban Haajik (Netherlands)

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