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(2250) Stalingrad

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1972 HN. Discovered 1972 Apr. 18 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in commemoration of the fierce battle for the city. The victory by the defenders was an important turning point in World War II. The city is now called Volgograd. (M 6648)

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