The meeting place of the two fronts at the breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad

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In the Kirov district of the Leningrad region near the Workers' Settlement 5 there is a memorial sign at the meeting point of the Leningrad and Volkhov fronts at the breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad.

Meeting place of two fronts
At the bottom of the sign, the progress of Operation Spark is shown schematically on the map.

A sign at the junction of two fronts photo - Suburbs of St. Petersburg

The ruins of the plant VIMT
The ruins of the plant VIMT.

Electrical substation
Electrical Substation

The ruins of the plant VIMT

Burial at the factory walls
Presumably this is the recently found fighters, because most are buried on Sinyavinsky heights in mass graves.

Bridge over the drainage ditch
Bridge through the drainage ditch.

The coordinates of the object: 31.125878 59.875005.

On January 18, 1943 , in the area of ​​Workers' Settlements No. 1 and No. 5 of the 123rd Separate Rifle Brigade of the 67th Army of the Leningrad Front, met with units of the 372nd Division of the 2nd Shock Army of the Volkhov Front, the blockade of Leningrad was broken.

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Themes: Blockade 4  monuments 28  photos 280  Second World War 7  

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