Chelyabinsk became the first city in the country where such a memorial was opened war. This is reported by the local portal “Good News.” According to him, the Chelyabinsk region became the first region in the country where such a memorial was opened.
It is known that a single architectural solution of the object was developed by the Russian Military Historical Society. Despite this, each region could independently modify the composition of the monument. It is noted that the author of the stele project in Chelyabinsk was the sculptor-monumentalist Denis Stritovich.
“We are proud that during the war Chelyabinsk was proudly called Tankograd. But Tankograd is, first of all, people. Indeed, in the photographs that are located both on the stele and on the pylons around, we see women's faces, children's faces, “Teksler commented.
So, for example, in wartime, a resident of the city worked as a welder at a factory Lyudmila Zhuravleva, who turned 94 years old. The governor said that all residents of the city are proud of people like Lyudmila Zhuravleva. “Low bow to you,” he expressed his gratitude.
In September it became known that a memorial plaque was installed in Tomsk to prosecutors who took part in the Great Patriotic War. She was placed on the building of the regional prosecutor's office, located on Belinsky Street. The names of five former employees are printed on the memorial: Bataen Boris, Shkanov Evgeny, Vorobiev Marat, Iskovsky Ivan and Trifonov Vladimir.