The icon "Volgograd" [4]


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Icon "Volgograd" [4]: ​​[photo] / photographer A. Melentiev. - Electronic data (1 file: 1.2 MB). - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2015. -
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On the photo: a souvenir badge "Volgograd". An icon in the form of a golden star fixed on a shoe in the form of a fluttering red ribbon with the inscription: "Volgograd". Yellow metal. Stamping. Red and dark red enamel. Size 13x13 mm, the size of the shoe is 9x25 mm. Pin fastening. On the reverse side - the brand of the manufacturer: Volgograd Experimental Plant "Souvenir", price 15 kopeks. Location: From a private collection. - Souvenir badge "Volgograd" is dedicated to the high title "Hero City" and is made in the style of the "Gold Star" medal. The Battle of Stalingrad is the largest land battle in the history of mankind, which became a turning point in the course of military operations of the Great Patriotic War, after which the German troops finally lost their strategic initiative. The confrontation between the Red Army and the German troops in the city of Stalingrad lasted for 200 days from July 17, 1942 to February 2, 1943. The counter-offensive of the Red Army in Operation "Uranus" began on November 9, 1942, as a result of which the 6th Army and other Allied forces Nazi Germany inside and around the city were surrounded and partly destroyed, and partly captured. In Order No. 20 of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of May 1, 1945, Stalingrad was given the title Hero City .
I. Melentiev, Alexei Mikhailovich (1958-). II. Presidential Library. B. N. Yeltsin (St. Petersburg). III. "Souvenir", Volgograd pilot plant. The people (the collection). 2. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 3. Territory (collection). 4. Territory of Russia: Volgograd Region (collection). 5. Volgograd region: pages of history (collection). 6. Hero cities - USSR - Badges. 7. The Great Patriotic War - Perpetuation of Memory - Volgograd Region - 1941 - 1945 - Badges. 8. "Gold Star", medal - Badges. 9. Souvenir badges - the USSR.
ББК 63.3 (2Рос-4Вог) 633-7ю9
Source of electronic copy: PB
Place of origin: From private collection
Издательство Президентская библиотека имени Б. Н. Ельцина
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