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Nighttime view of fireworks over Red Square and the Kremlin in Moscow.

"After nightfall [on the night of November 7th, Revolution Night], the sky above the Kremlin and Red Square is ablaze with fireworks, flares, and the million candle-power tracery of whole batteries of anti-aircraft searchlights emplaced along the banks of the Moskva River for the occasion. [Moscow, 1956 or 1958.]" The Kremlin, p. 169.