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Monument to the torpedoists of the Great Patriotic War description and photos - Russia - South: Novorossiysk. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The monument to the torpedoists of the Great Patriotic War in Novorossiysk was created in memory of the heroes of the Black Sea sailors, as a symbol of boundless heroism and courage. The monument has become an adornment of the Tsemesskaya Bay embankment. Although initially it was planned to install it on Lenin Avenue.
The monument is installed on a podium that imitates a sea wave. It was on such torpedo boats, under the strongest artillery and mortar fire of the enemy, that the attack took place in the port on September 10, 1943, which was followed by the landing of landing units and within 5 days the city was liberated from the Nazi invaders.
This torpedo the boat "TK-718" at the request of the executive committee of the Novorossiysk City Council was transferred by the Commander-in-Chief of the USSR Naval Forces Gorshkov SG. to the order-bearing city for installation on a pedestal. Before being decommissioned in terms of service life, during the Great Patriotic War, this boat actively participated in naval battles with the fascist invaders.
The opening of the monument took place on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazi group of forces, in 1968. The solemn meeting together with the residents of the city was attended by guests of honor - war veterans who arrived from different cities of Russia, and sailors of the sponsored Novorossiysk order-bearing cruiser Mikhail Kutuzov.
The soldiers of the landing squad of Ts. Kunikov covered their names with eternal glory , crews of destroyers "Kharkov", "Tashkent", "Savvy", patrol and torpedo boats, motorboats and seiners. In the battles for Novorossiysk, the title of Hero of the Soviet Union was awarded to the boat commanders A. Afrikanov, N. Sipyagin,
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