The museum was created by enthusiasts and occupies one of the halls of the school №1262. At the same time, the hall is literally packed with unique exhibits.
General view of the hall
Various things donated by veterans and their descendants to the museum. Soviet and American soldiers exchanged these things during a meeting on the Elbe
“Military” cigarettes that were included in the diet of American soldiers
Uniforms that came with military equipment and American machine
Soldier of Stalingrad with a Thompson machine gun
Jeep Willis Marshal Rokossovsky, transferred to the museum by the grandson of the military chief. The car is still on the go
Willow Bullet Tire Cut
In the cabin of Willys austerely
First Aid Kit on Willis's wing for extreme cases
Outfitting of the pilot, which was equipped with American aircraft
Life raft for pilots
Folding English moped for paratroopers. Paratrooped in a box and assembled on the spot in 3 minutes
Canadian, American and English leather jackets
Outfit allies - English, Soviet and American
Food assistance. Interestingly, toys for children were often invested in civilian aid.
Unique tea jar: Chiang Kai-shek, Stalin, Roosevelt, Churchill
A soldier in the outfit of the 101-th US assault division since the Second World War. The prototype for this dummy was the staff sergeant Joseph Beyrle - the only soldier of World War II, who managed to do some fighting in both the American and Soviet armies. He landed with the Americans in Normandy, but was captured, on the third attempt he escaped and got into the disposition of the Soviet troops, where he managed to make war with the Soviet tank battalion.
The fate of Joseph Beyrle can be read in detail in Wikipedia. Interestingly, his son from 2008 to 2011. was the US ambassador to Russia.