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In the Engels long-range aviation formation in the Saratov region, as part of the military-patriotic education of young people for conscripts, an excursion to the long-range aviation museum was held.

The purpose of this event, among other things, was to popularize the feats of heroes, workers of the rear of long-range aviation during the Great Patriotic War.

For military personnel, the guide Sergey Voronov spoke in detail about the history, stages of formation and development of long-range aviation, and also introduced the main directions of its activities. In the course of the stories, he focused on museum exhibits, personal belongings and awards of veterans.

The event was held under the leadership of Colonel Ruslan Akhmetzhanov, deputy commander of the formation for military-political work of the Guards.

“The excursion is timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight into space. After all, it was on our land that Colonel Yuri Gagarin, the first pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, was preparing for his flight, and later landed. It is our duty to remember and honor this historic moment, ”said Sergei Voronov.

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