Memorial to the "Gorky Front"
The memorial was opened on May 8, 1975, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, and since then has been working constantly. On the memorial sign at the entrance to the memorial, on one of the granite slabs the words are broken:
"From generation to generation, words will be passed about those who defended the Soviet homeland with weapons in a time of terrible trials, as well as those who forged weapons, who built tanks and planes, who cooked steel for shells, who with their labor exploits were Worthy of the military valor of the fighters. Pravda, June 8, 1942
The citizens of Nizhny Novgorod contributed to the Great Victory. Enterprises of the city produced military vehicles "Katyusha" and other military equipment. The front was supplied with 2 360 tanks, 1,500 aircraft, 9,000 self-propelled units, 10,000 mortars.
During the Great Patriotic War, Gorky produced military equipment of various modifications. Her samples on the memorial: tank T-34-85, guns Zis-2 and Zis-3, self-propelled art. Installation of SU-76, BM-13 Katyusha, La-7 fighter, cutting of the submarine S-13, light off-road vehicle Gas-67, truck GAZ-AA.
On May 9 people gather at the memorial to honor the memory of the front-line soldiers and the workers of the rear.
- Нижегородская область, г. Нижний Новгород, Кремль, корпус 6А