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Today guards separate division salute the Western military district they are. Marshal of artillery Vladimir mikhalkina fired artillery salute in honor of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Chisinau from German-fascist invaders.

The sound of the fireworks was ensured members of the division of the battery 24 volleys of guns ZIS-3 times of the great Patriotic war.

Only in the skies of Moscow were fired fireworks should more than 50 kinds of dome gaps exceeded the diameter of 300 meters. The launch of more than 2000 fireworks were fired from posted on Poklonnaya hill combined launcher self-propelled firing installations of calibre from 105 to 310 mm on the basis of KAMAZ. The crew of each firing sets two people.

On 24 August 1944 during the Jassy-Kishinev operation, the Soviet troops liberated the capital of Moldova Chisinau. During the operation, was surrounded by Jassy-Kishinev grouping of the German-Romanian troops — 18 divisions.

Strategic offensive operation, the troops of the 2nd and 3rd Ukrainian fronts, in cooperation with the black sea fleet and the Danube flotilla, held from 20 to 29 August 1944, This operation made it possible to defeat the Jassy-Kishinev grouping of German troops complete the liberation of the Moldavian SSR, to withdraw Romania from the war on Germany’s side, open the road of the red Army in the Balkans.

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