On November 7, Russia celebrates the day of military glory, remember the events of November 1941. Exactly 79 years ago, a legendary parade took place on Red Square, proving to the whole world that the fighting spirit of Soviet soldiers was not broken.
The Ministry of Defense published materials on the preparation and conduct of the historic parade on Red Square on November 7, 1941. Archival materials can be found on the website of the military department in the section "November 7, 1941. Moscow. Red Square".
The November parade in the capital became a landmark event, a turning point in the battle for Moscow. He showed that despite the colossal difficulties, the stubborn bloody battles near the walls of Moscow, the capital will not be surrendered to the enemy. It was after this parade, held at the most formidable hour of the war, that thousands of young people from all over the country sought to volunteer.
- declared in the Ministry of Defense.
According to archival documents, the military parade on November 7, 1941 took place not only in Moscow, but also in Kuibyshev (Samara) and Voronezh. Moreover, in Kuibyshev, unlike Moscow, there was an air unit.
The military department noted that declassified documents from the funds of the Central Archive of the Ministry of Defense were published as part of the program for the protection and protection historical truth, counteraction to falsifications of history, attempts to revise the results of the Second World War.