MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
As part of the events dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the formation of the Moscow people’s militia and the anniversary of the Soviet counteroffensive against the Nazi invaders in the Battle of Moscow, the youth soldiers of the detachment named after Marshal of the Soviet Union S.K. Timoshenko visited the Lenino-Snegiryovsky military history museum (until 1986 – the Museum of Military Glory) in the village of Snegiri.
On the Istra land, soldiers of a chemical protection platoon under the command of junior lieutenant N.S. Kulchitsky.
It was this day that was included in the list of memorable dates for the radiation, chemical and biological defense troops.
The guys went to the museum immediately after visiting the places of military glory, where the heroic events of those days took place.
The guides told the future defenders of the Fatherland about the key events of the Great Patriotic War, historical documents and materials of the USSR and the Istra region, including a book fund with author’s signatures and pages of triangles of soldiers’ letters telling about difficult human destinies.
The exposition of personal belongings, letters from the front, and photographs of heroes aroused great interest among schoolchildren.
The Yunarmeys were introduced to unique trophy exhibits, military equipment and weapons.
The children learned that the museum in the Istra district is the only large repository of valuable exhibits related to the Great Patriotic War, of which 90% of items are genuine.
In addition, the students visited an open area, where military equipment of the USSR, captured samples and artillery were presented, among which the German Tiger tank and the American Shermans were also presented.
The Yunarmeys showed a keen interest in the heroic events of the Great Patriotic War, imbued with a sense of patriotism, pride in their country.
At the end of the excursion, a photo was taken as a souvenir.
“Such events should become an integral part of the patriotic education of the entire younger generation,” N.I. Timoshenko, a relative of Marshal of the Soviet Union S.K. Timoshenko, a great commander, one of the legendary commanders of the Red Army who forged victories during the Great Patriotic War, whose name is the detachment of the Yunarmeys.
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