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A monument to USSR Marshal Hovhannes Babajanyan to be erected in Yerev

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#1 MosJan


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Posted 20 May 2009 - 02:13 PM

A monument to USSR Marshal Hovhannes Babajanyan to be erected in Yerevan 20.05.2009 21:47 GMT+04:00 /PanARMENIAN.Net/ RA Ministry of Defense announced a contest for best sketch of bronze monument to USSR Marshal of Armed Forces, Hovhannes Babajanyan.

Ministry plans to erect a bronze monument on a granite pedestal at Marshal Babajanyan Street in Yerevan’s Avan Community.

Graphic sketch and 0,5 meters long gypsum model must be submitted by July 1, 2009, 12 a.m.

Contest results will be announced on July 1, 2009.

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 03:24 PM

BTW, his name is Hamazasp not Hovannes. ُ Someone has confused him with Hovannes Bagramian.
It gets even eerier. Baghramian was also born at the same village in 1897. huh.gif

Edited by Arpa, 20 May 2009 - 03:42 PM.

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Posted 09 February 2020 - 04:41 PM



Unfortunately, the video is not available in English. At the time of capturing Berlin during WW 2, he was colonel and commander of 11 tank corps of the Red Army which had to take Berlin. The colonel nicknamed by the Germans as the "Black Panther" proposed to widen the offensive not only on the ground but underground as well, so his detachments went in the Berlin metro where thousands of civilians were hiding. The nazis figuring out what is going on bombed out the water gateways in the hope to flood the metro tunnels. Babajanyan ordered the termination of the offensive and ordered his troops to help civilians get out of the metro stations.

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