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Zapadnovka Destination Guide

Explore Zapadnovka in Russia

Zapadnovka in the region of Volgograd is a place in Russia - some 550 mi or ( 886 km ) South-East of Moscow , the country's capital city .

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Time in Zapadnovka is now 04:08 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Volgograd " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zhernokleyevka, Volgograd, Tambov, Stavropol', and Saratov. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zhernokleyevka . Where to go and what to see in Zapadnovka ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Pitomnik Airfield

The Pitomnik airfield was an airfield in Russia. During the Second World War, it was the primary of seven airfields used by the German Wehrmacht during the Battle of Stalingrad. Flights originating from Pitomnik generally had two main initial destinations outside the pocket, Tatsinskaya and Morozovskaya.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 48.74 44.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Airports in Volgograd Oblast, Battle of Stalingrad airfields, Volgograd

Redan

Redan (a French word for "projection", "salient") is a term related to fortifications. It is a work in a V-shaped salient angle toward an expected attack. It can be made from earthworks or other material. The redan developed from the lunette, originally a half-moon-shaped outwork; with shorter flanks it became a redan. The Russians used redans on their left at the Battle of Borodino against Napoleon.

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Located at 49.01 44.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Fortification (architectural elements)