On the red square ended with a solemn March in honor of the 75th anniversary of the legendary parade of November 7, 1941. Conducted in the midst of the battle for the capital, he not only raised the morale of the army, but showed world - to surrender to the enemy city is not going to. Today viewers saw a historical reconstruction of those events.
On the cobblestones of red square today was the technique of the great Patriotic war: tanks, guns, armored cars, self-propelled units. All instances of authentic and active. Uniforms and weapons of the time. The backbone of the marchers were members of the search teams and military Patriotic clubs, many of them children. Watched the parade veterans - of course, the main characters of today. In the stands, more than a thousand people, and 55 of them participated in the legendary parade of 1941. In fact, a reconstruction of the historical events that happened here, on red square, 7 November 1941. In that year it was one of the shortest parades of Russian armed forces - only 25 minutes along with a speech by the commander, but the impact on morale, it can be compared to a successful military operation. The Germans were 50 miles from Moscow.
The city was subjected to massive artillery strikes and air raids. And in this critical situation it was decided that the parade is still held to showcase the fighting spirit and determination to win. Fighters straight from the red square columns were sent to the front. To deceive the enemy, and not to expose the military part of the danger of attacks, the event was scheduled for 10 am, and spent early, at 8 am. Because of this stratagem cameramen then to the parade late and not had time to write Stalin's speech from the rostrum of the Mausoleum, it then had to duplicate in the pavilion, and it was one of the few cases in history when Stalin used to repeat something twice. This episode was included then in the documentary "the Defeat of German troops near Moscow". This film won the "Oscar".
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