Monument to the Hero of the Soviet Union AM Matrosov (Bolshoy Sampsonievsky Prospekt)

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Gulyakin, Valery Nikolayevich (photographer, 1959-).    
Monument to Hero of the Soviet Union AMMatrosov (Big Sampsonievsky Prospekt) [Izomaterial: electronic resource]: [album of photographs] / photo by VN Gulyakin. - Electronic graphic data (8 files: 91.6 MB). - Санкт-Петербург, 2013. -
Access mode: the Internet portal of the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library.
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The album includes 8 photos of the monument to the Hero of the Soviet Union A.M Matrosov: 1-4. General view of the monument in the square on Bolshoy Sampsonievsky Avenue; 5-8. Fragment of sculpture A. Matrosov.
Monument to Hero of the Soviet Union AM Matrosov is located in a small square at the intersection of Bolshoi Sampsonievsky Avenue and Alexander Matrosov Street. In honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union Alexander Matveyevich Matrosov (1924-1943) in December 1952 in St. Petersburg Batenina street in Vyborgsky district was renamed. In the square on the street. A.Matrosov On May 7, 1968 a monument to the hero was erected. Authors of the project: sculptor LM Toric and architect L. I. Shimakovsky. The monument is made of granite in the form of a soldier in a raincoat and a helmet, with an automatic rifle in his right hand, clenching his left hand and furiously peering towards the possible appearance of enemy troops. On the face of the pylon-base relief image of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the inscription: "Alexander Matrosov." The height of the monument is 3.5 meters. A fighter of the 91st Independent Rifle Siberian Brigade named. Stalin, the 2nd Infantry Separate Battalion, Private Alexander Matrosov, in a battle near the village of Chernushki, the Pskov Region, on February 27, 1943, rushed to the German bunker and covered the machine gun with his body, saving the lives of his comrades. Closing the embrasure, he brought victory to his unit and set an example of self-sacrifice in the name of the Great Victory. Subsequently, his feat was repeated about three hundred times on various fronts of the war. Alexander Matrosov was posthumously awarded the honorary title of Hero of the Soviet Union. Address: Bolshoy Sampsonievsky Ave, 68 .
1. Torich, Leonid Mikhailovich (1913- 1997). Matrosov Alexander Matveyevich monument - Photos. 2. Shimakovsky, Ludwig Iosifovich. Matrosov Alexander Matveyevich monument - Photos. 3. The people (the collection). 4. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 5. Territory of Russia: St. Petersburg, city (collection). 6. St. Petersburg: pages of history (collection). 7. The Great Patriotic War - Perpetuation of memory - St. Petersburg, city - 1941 - 1945 - Photographs. 8. Documentary photographs.
ББК 63.3 (2) 622я611
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