Monument "Children of War"

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Gulyakin, Valery Nikolayevich (photographer, 1959-).    
Monument "Children of War" [Izomaterial: electronic resource]: [album of photographs] / photo VN Gulyakina. - Electronic graphic data (14 files: 114.6 MB). - St. Petersburg, 2013. -
Access mode: the Internet portal of the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library.
Information about the photographs is provided by the author.
The album includes 14 photographs of the monument "Children of War": 1 Memorial composition "Glory to the heroic defenders of the Motherland, 1941-1945" and the monument "Children of War" on the Prospect of the Unconquered; 2-7. Monument "Children of War." General form ; 8. Figures of younger children; 9. Fragment of the sculpture of the girl; 10. Fragment of the sculpture of the girl; 11. Shapes of young men in military uniform; 12. Fragments of sculptures of young men in military uniform; 13. Fragment of the sculpture of a young man in soldier's uniform with the medal "For Courage"; 14. Memorable granite board with the words of Yu. Voronov: "We were given medals in 43rd place and only 45."
The monument "Children of War" was created on the initiative of the International Association of Public Organizations of the Leningrad city blockade of Leningrad, from the Piskarevsky memorial cemetery, at the intersection of the Avenue of the Unconquered and Menshikov Avenue in St. Petersburg. Opened on May 6, 2013. The author of the project is the sculptor and architect Vladimir Spot. The monument is made in bronze, mounted on a granite pedestal, is a sculptural group of children of different ages hurrying to the Victory Parade: the younger ones hold toys in their hands, teenagers wear military uniforms and combat medals. On the pedestal the words of Yu. Voronov are broken out: "We were given medals in the 43rd and only 45 passports". The monument is dedicated to children who defended Leningrad during the Great Patriotic War on an equal basis with adults. Vagif Mamishev, Chairman of the National Cultural Autonomy of St. Petersburg, listed the funds for the design, production and installation of the monument. Address: 74 Nepokorennykh pr., .
1. The Hop, Vladimir Yurievich. "Children of War", a monument - Photos. 2. The people (the collection). 3. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 4. Territory of Russia: St. Petersburg, city (collection). 5. St. Petersburg: pages of history (collection). 6. Children - in the Great Patriotic War - 1941 - 1945 - Photographs. 7. The Great Patriotic War - Perpetuation of memory - St. Petersburg, city - 1941 - 1945 - Photographs. 8. Documentary photographs.
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Source of electronic copy: From private collection
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