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Monument to a brave WW2 pilot

Nurken Abdirov was born in Karaganda, and lived between 1919-1942. He died at the Battle of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew M
Great story for great heroes

The Monument to Nurken Abdirov a WWII hero from Karaganda is a surprisingly lively monument... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2017
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2 weeks ago
“Monument to a brave WW2 pilot”
Jun 8, 2017
“Great story for great heroes”
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N. Abdirova Ave., Karaganda, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nurken Abdirov was born in Karaganda, and lived between 1919-1942. He died at the Battle of Stalingrad.He was a pilot, who with his co-pilot, crashed their plane into a column of enemy tanks after he realised that the plane was going down. For this "kamikaze"...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2017

The Monument to Nurken Abdirov a WWII hero from Karaganda is a surprisingly lively monument. Whereas so many statues are just statues, this ones seems to be alive as you feel his power deciding to crash his disabled plane into a line of German tanks...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2016

This is the first momument I fell in love with in Karaganda. Raised so high on his pedestal and displaying heroic acts, I found this hero fascinating and alluring. I wondered in the first days what were the circumstances he must have participated in. Being...More

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