Tank KV-1

Tank KV-1 photo - Suburbs of Petersburg
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16.03.2013  12:08

Original tank participating in fights for clearing by Ropshi. On a high pedestal tank KV-1 with board number № 9854 Heroes of Soviet Union of Anatoly Piljutkina — a monument to the soldiers who have released Ropshu on January, 19th 1944 year. It is established in memory of a meeting of the basic forces 2 shock armies and 42 armies in January 1944 year during Krasnoselsko-Ropshinsky offensive operation. The inscription on a pedestal says:«In this area on January, 19th, 1944 the tankmen of the Leningrad front coming from area of Oranienbaum and from area of Pulkovo, have closed a steel ring round the fascist murderers firing from artillery a city of Lenin».

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photo near Suburbs of Petersburg
  • Ropshinsky palace
  • Tank KV-1
  • A sign at the junction of two fronts
  • Sinyavinsky Heights
  • T-34 tank

monuments  St.-Petersburg on an extent of two centuries from the moment of the basis was capital of the Russian empire, was its cultural, political centre. Monuments, sculptures and obelisks are dispersed on all city, concentrating, certainly, in the centre Petersburg. Separately: only Petersburg ... →



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