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    Honoring the 'God of War': Russia Celebrates Missile Forces and Artillery Day

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    November 19 is observed in Russia as the Day of Missile Forces and Artillery.

    The holiday was originally established to commemorate the beginning of the successful Red Army counterattack during the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942, which began with a massive artillery barrage.

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