Memorial route "Rzhev corridor"

Gulyakin, Valery Nikolayevich (photographer, 1959-).    
Memorial Route "Rzhevsky Corridor" [Izomaterial: electronic resource]: [album of photographs] / photo VN Gulyakina. - Electronic graphic data (11 files: 89.4 MB). - St. Petersburg, September 20, 2013. -
Access mode: the Internet portal of the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library.
Information about the photographs is provided by the author. Date: 09/20/2013.
The album includes 11 photos: 1. Memorial stele "Daily bread" at the intersection of Krasin street and Rzhevskaya street; 2-11. Bas-reliefs of the stele: 2-3. "Seeing off to the Big Land" and "The driver of a lorry"; 4-5. "The driver of a lorry"; 6-7. "Children of the blockade"; 8. "Children of the Siege" and "Regulator"; 9. The "regulator"; 10. "Registrar" and "Seeing off to the Big Land"; 11. "Seeing off to the Big Land."
The Rzhev corridor of the blockade is the road that ran from Rzhevka station along the Ryabovsky highway and the Revolution road to the center of Leningrad. The Rzhev corridor was a continuation of the Road of Life in the city's besieged city, along with it was the only transport route connecting Leningrad with the country from September 1941 to March 1943. There were no active military operations here, but this district (especially Rzhevka station) was subjected to regular bombing and shelling. On this route, trucks and special locomotives-trams carried cargo to distribution points, medicines to hospitals, flour to bakeries. The total length of the Rzhev corridor is about 7 kilometers. In 1985, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, 4 ascetic-shaped steles were named along the memorial route, named "Daily Bread", girded with bas-reliefs depicting scenes of heroic time, with words on the tablets: "Rzhev corridor of the blockade" (architect V.S. Lukyanov) .
1. Territory (collection). 2. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 3. Territory of Russia: Leningrad Region (collection). 4. Leningrad region: pages of history (collection). 5. "The road of life" - 1941 - 1943 - Photo albums. 6. Rzhev corridor, memorial route (Leningrad region) - Photo albums. 7. Documentary photographs.
BBC 63.3 (2) 622.1111611
Source of electronic copy: From private collection
Place for keeping the original: From private collection
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