Triumphal Arch of Victory (Krasnoe Selo)

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Kassirova, Anastasia Alexeevna (1991-).    
The triumphal arch of the Victory (Krasnoe Selo) [Izomaterial: electronic resource]: [photos] / photo AA Kassirova. - Electronic data (24 files: 216.1 MB). - St. Petersburg, May 9, 15, 24.05.15. -
Access mode: the Internet portal of the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library.
The album features 24 photos of the Victory Arch of Victory in the Red Village: 1-9. Opening of the arch on May 9, 2015; 10-11. General view of the Arc de Triomphe in the direction of the exit from the Red Village along Lenin Avenue; 15. General view of the Arc de Triomphe on the opposite side; 19. View through the arch to Lenin Avenue; 12-14, 16-18, 20-24. Fragments of the arch.
The triumphal arch in the Red Village is open May 9, 2015, to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The initiator of the creation of the arch is the writer Daniil Granin. The project was based on a temporary triumphal arch designed by the architect A. Gegello, installed in the summer of 1945 on the Middle Rogatka to meet the winning soldiers. In connection with the impossibility of establishing a monument on a historical site for construction, Krasnoye Selo was chosen. The arch is located at the intersection of Kingisepp highway, Lenin avenue, Gatchina highway and Restoration street - fierce battles for Leningrad were fought during the war, Leningrad soldiers were returning home on Lenin Prospect. The base of the arch contains a capsule with a message to the descendants. Address: St. Petersburg, Krasnoe Selo, Gatchinsky Highway, Building 1, building 1. - Materials used: "The Official Website of the Administration of St. Petersburg" (URL: https://gov.spb.ru/press/governor/ 65089); "Architectural site of St. Petersburg" (URL: http://www.citywalls.ru/house26231.html) .
1. The people (the collection). 2. Memory of the Great Victory (collection). 3. Territory of Russia: St. Petersburg, city (collection). 4. St. Petersburg: pages of history (collection). 5. The triumphal arch of Victory (Krasnoe Selo, city, St. Petersburg, city) - Photographs.
BBC 63.3 (2) 622y611
BBK 63.3 (2) 64n611
Source of electronic copy: PB
Place of origin: From private collection
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