The memory of people, who had not returned from the battlefront, was honored in Salekhard
16:33 9 мая 2019
Категории: News in English
On the 9th of May the parade of military men with the banner of the Victory took place in Salekhard in the memory of 8982 residents of Yamal, who had been called to the battlefront. The people’s procession of labor collectives joined to military personnel, employees of the ministry of emergency situations, law enforcement agencies, the Federal National Guard Troops Service, federal services, cadet classes, the parade of machinery of past years under sounds of the song “Victory Day”. The participants went along the streets to the memorial dedicated to the fallen in the Great Patriotic War.
According to the information, the first send-off of the mobilized people took place in Salekhard in the evening of the 13th of July of 1941, and the first letter of condolence from the battlefront was received at the end of November of 1941.
948 residents of Salekhard did not come back from battlefields of the Great Patriotic War. Their memory was honored with the Minute of Silence, and then the participants solemnly laid flowers and funeral wreaths to the Eternal Flame.