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Напротив здания речного вокзала находится ротонда с лестницей, ведущей с верхней на нижнюю террасу. Ротонда появилась уже в 50-х годах в ходе строительства набережной, но построена она как раз на том самом месте, где располагалась ротонда набережной довоенного Сталинграда. Стиль постройки самой ротонды и окружающих ее элементов во многом сохранился.

В годы второй мировой войны на этом месте располагалась зенитная батарея 1083-го зенитного полка лейтенанта М.А. Баскакова. Спасая раненых солдат и мирных жителей, ожидавших эвакуации, зенитчики прямой наводкой расстреливали вражеские танки, двигавшиеся по улице Ленина. 23 августа 1942 года ценой своей жизни зенитчики остановили захватчиков, не подпустив их к Волге.

Об этом бое рассказывает мемориальная доска, установленная на ротонде. Она открыта в 1947 году. "Здесь стояла зенитная батарея, расчет которой в 1942 г. стойко отражал атаки немецких танков, пытавшихся пробиться к Волге. В неравной схватке бойцы-зенитчики пали смертью храбрых."

Opposite to building of river station there is rotunda with the ladder conducting with top on the bottom terrace. The rotunda has appeared already in the fifties in process of construction of quay, but it is constructed just on that place where the rotunda of quay of pre-war Stalingrada settled down. Style of construction of the rotunda and elements surrounding it in many respects was saved.

In days of the Second World War on this place the antiaircraft battery of 1083 antiaircraft regiment of lieutenant M.A.Baskakova settled down. Rescuing wounded soldiers and the civilians expecting evacuation, arrows of antiaircraft installation over open sights shot the enemy tanks moving along the street Lenin. On August, 23rd, 1942 by the life of arrow of antiaircraft installation have stopped aggressors, without having admitted them to Volga.

The memorial board established on rotunda tells about this fight. It is opened in 1947. "Here there was the antiaircraft battery which calculation in 1942 with firmness reflected attacks of the German tanks, trying to make the way to Volga. In unequal fight fighters-zenitchiki have fallen death of the brave."

Источник :http://www.volfoto.ru

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Taken: 10/11/2009
Uploaded: 10/11/2009
Updated: 02/03/2015


Tags: volgograd; stalingrad; volga; russia; monument; second world war
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