Monument to Hero of the Soviet Union AM Matrosov (Moscow Victory Park)

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Gulyakin, Valery Nikolayevich (photographer, 1959-).    
Monument to Hero of the Soviet Union AMMatrosov (Moscow Victory Park) [Izomaterial: electronic resource]: [album of photographs] / photo VN Gulyakina. - Electronic graphic data (4 files: 38.6 MB). - Санкт-Петербург, 2013. -
Access mode: the Internet portal of the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library.
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The album includes 4 photos of the monument to the Hero of the Soviet Union A.M Matrosov: 1-3. General view of the monument in the Moscow Victory Park; 4. Fragment of sculpture A. Matrosov.
The monument to Hero of the Soviet Union AMMatrosov is located in the Moscow Victory Park. Established in 1951. Authors of the project: the sculptor L. Yu. Eidlin and the architect VD Kirshoglan. The monument is a bronze sculpture of a soldier standing in the pedestal in a raincoat-tent and helmet, with a submachine-gun at the ready, clenching his fists and looking menacingly at the possible appearance of enemy troops. A bronze sculpture with a height of 2.5 meters is installed on a two-meter granite pedestal, on which are crossed relief oak and laurel branches, as well as a stylized bronze slab depicting the block of the Gold Star medal. 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 .
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ББК 63.3 (2) 622я611
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Source of electronic copy: From private collection
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