Memorial "The Broken Ring"

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Gulyakin, Valery Nikolayevich (photographer, 1959-).    
Memorial "Broken Ring" [Izomaterial: electronic resource]: [album of photographs] / photo by VN Gulyakin. - Electronic graphic data (10 files: 99.9 MB). - Kokkorevo village, Leningrad region, September 6, 2014. - (Green Belt of the Glory of Leningrad). -
Access mode: the Internet portal of the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library.
Information about the photographs and the abstract are provided by the author. Date: 06.09.2014.
The album includes 10 photos of the memorial "The Broken Ring": 1, 9-10. A stele with the inscription: "A descendant, you know! In the harsh years, people are loyal to the people and the fatherland, through the hummocks of Ladoga ice, hence we led the Way of Life, so that life would never die!" ; 2-3, 7-8. General view of the memorial; 4. 85-mm antiaircraft gun of the 1939 model of type 52-K; 5. The scheme "Roads of Life"; 6. Fragment of an anti-aircraft gun bearing the inscription "Liberators of the Leningrad Land."
"The Broken Ring" - the memorial, part of the Green Belt of Leningrad's Glory, is located on the western shore of Ladoga Lake. Opened on October 29, 1966. It is located on the Vaganovsk descent, from where the convoys took a course to the eastern shore of the bay Petrokrepost of Lake Ladoga and where they later returned, having covered a distance of 30 kilometers. It is an object of cultural heritage. The author of the idea of ​​the monument was the sculptor KM Simun, the architect VG Filippov, the design engineer IA Rybin, the authors who supplemented the work later: the artist VN Yakovlev, the sculptor VT Dugonets. Two reinforced concrete arches (weight 32 tons, height 7 meters) symbolize the ring of the blockade, the gap between them - the road of life. On the site under the arches in the concrete - traces of the tread of machines. Near the memorial there are two white reinforced concrete balls simulating searchlight installations, and a genuine 85 mm anti-aircraft gun. Wikipedia site materials were used (https://ru.wikipedia.org/) .
1. "The Green Belt of the Glory of Leningrad", a memorial complex (Leningrad region) - Photographs. 2. Territory (collection). 3. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 4. Territory of Russia: Leningrad region (collection). 5. Leningrad region: pages of history (collection). 6. "The Road of Life" - 1941 - 1943 - Photographs. 7. "Broken Ring", memorial - Photographs. 8. Documentary photographs.
ББК 63.3 (2) 622я611
Source of electronic copy: From private collection
Place for keeping the original: From private collection
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