Search Group of the Mius Front celebrated Defender of the Fatherland Day with a reconstruction of the battle for Volkova Gora in 1942, 1rnd reports. The reconstruction involved more than 10 pieces of equipment, 100 samples of original weapons from the Great Patriotic War and a large number of pyrotechnic devices.
Military historians told viewers that during the assault on a height of 105, a heroic deed was made by a native of Taganrog, a battalion commander, senior lieutenant Nazarov. When the standard-bearer was cut off by machine-gun fire, Nazarov picked up the flag from the ground and rushed forward. In an unequal battle, Nazarov was killed. The soldiers carried out the body of him under fire and buried him later.
Hero of the Soviet Union (for Spain) battalion commander, captain Mikhail Yudin, cavalier of the orders of Lenin, died in battle near the village of Pokrovskoye after he remained in a wrecked German tank, which was blown up by sappers, as he refused to surrender. After a military-historical reconstruction, spectators were waiting for songs of the war years and field kitchen.