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Chelyabinsk residents have another holiday - the Day of Heroes of Tankograd

Chelyabinsk residents have another holiday - the Day of Heroes of Tankograd
Monument to "Volunteer Tankmen" in Chelyabinsk. Source:

In the calendar of holidays of the Chelyabinsk region replenishment - South Uralians can now celebrate the Day of Heroes of Tankograd

With the initiative to approve a memorable date in our region, deputies of the Chelyabinsk City Duma turned to the Legislative Assembly.

Parliamentarians suggest celebrating this date on the sixth of October. On this day in 1941, the evacuation of tank production of the Leningrad Kirovsky Plant to Chelyabinsk began under the decision of the State Defense Committee.

“We were approached by the regional Council of veterans with the initiative to establish such a memorable date in our city,” said Alexander Galkin, the chairman of the social policy commission of the City Duma. The Chelyabinsk deputies, having discussed the proposal of the veterans, decided to support him and appealed to their senior colleagues at the Legislative Assembly.

The new patriotic holiday, according to deputies, “The establishment of this memorable date to keep historical memory of the feat of Tankograd during the war years, ”say Chelyabinsk deputies.
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  1. demiurg
    demiurg 1 May 2016 05: 57
    And a monument to Prince Tankogradsky. He deserved it.
    1. BarakHuseynovich
      BarakHuseynovich 1 May 2016 06: 06
      Why didn’t they take such a real tower?
    2. Andrey Yuryevich
      Andrey Yuryevich 1 May 2016 06: 54
      Well-deserved holiday, congratulations to the neighbors! drinks
      1. BarakHuseynovich
        BarakHuseynovich 1 May 2016 19: 55
        And I'll tell you what - there was another hatch ...
  2. siberalt
    siberalt 1 May 2016 06: 02
    "The flame of his soul, the banner of his country
    we will carry through the worlds and centuries! "
    This is how the Soviet people celebrated the International Day of Workers' Solidarity on May 1!
    Happy holiday, comrades!
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  4. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 1 May 2016 06: 34
    The monument is more than half a century old; in life it looks better than in the photo. And for supporting the establishment of the holiday, thanks from all the South Ural residents.
  5. drundel861
    drundel861 1 May 2016 06: 56
    Southern Urals!!! factories, plants. Happy holiday, peace, labor, May !!!!
  6. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 1 May 2016 06: 59
    Everyone who remembers the Soviet May Day and the taste of holiday sweets, with HOLIDAY! And those who do not remember, too. Peaceful heaven to us !!! (multikartinka clicks)
  7. Barakuda
    Barakuda 1 May 2016 07: 33
    Hi Chelyabinsk! Video so, for enlightenment ... Himself once stunned.
    1. Paranoid50
      Paranoid50 2 May 2016 12: 26
      Yes, it's powerful. That is why the Germans came up with the name "Grosstraktor" more than 80 years ago - it’s the very thing! IMHO, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation would also come in handy, at least one copy per district. I think the engineering troops would not mind ... BAT has a different scale.
    CORNET 1 May 2016 07: 59
    Ural forge and reliable rear of Russia! The right holiday ...
  9. siberalt
    siberalt 1 May 2016 07: 59
    It seems that the Chelyabinsk tank builders foresaw their future. Now in the city, perhaps, only on tanks.

  10. moskowit
    moskowit 1 May 2016 08: 32
    A very correct decision, though a little belated ...

    "... During the Great Patriotic War, ChTZ, together with seven enterprises partially and completely evacuated to Chelyabinsk, formed a tank-building plant, later unofficially called" Tankograd. " In this connection, on October 75, 6, the plant was renamed into “Kirov Plant of the People's Commissariat of the Tank Industry in the city of Chelyabinsk.” [1941] [5] In a short time, the plant became one of the main arsenals of the front: 6 thousand tanks and self-propelled units; 18 thousand tank diesel engines; 48,5 million blanks of ammunition.

    The company created 13 types of new tanks and self-propelled guns, 6 types of tank diesel engines. For the first time in world tank building practice, the assembly of heavy tanks was put on the conveyor.

    During the war, the plant was awarded the Red Banners of the State Defense Committee 33 times for winning the All-Union competition. Two banners were left to the collective for eternal storage ... "(from Wikipedia)

    Glory to the workers of the rear! Without their dedicated work, there would be no GREAT VICTORY !!!
  11. atamankko
    atamankko 1 May 2016 10: 28
    An excellent decision was made by the deputies, this is a memory of the feat.
  12. cedar
    cedar 2 May 2016 07: 59
    Wish. Celebrate the new holiday with serial Armata tanks and increase the labor and combat Glory of Tankograd by releasing 2500 Armata tanks for the Russian Army by 2020, preferably earlier! Russia, more than ever, needs an armored tank shield!
  13. RuSFr
    RuSFr 3 May 2016 08: 39
    On a holiday and faster to bring new tanks to the series (a contract for 100 vehicles - is this a large military series?