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By the decision of the Commander of the Northern Fleet, Hero of Russia, Admiral Alexander Moiseev, surface warships and submarines, as well as support vessels of the Northern Fleet, will take part in the Victory Horn action, which is held for the second year in a row on the initiative of the Museum of the World Ocean (Kaliningrad).

On May 9 at 12 noon, the North Sea residents will simultaneously give a signal with ship sirens and boat typhons for 15-20 seconds in memory of their heroic grandfathers and great-grandfathers, who gave the world the Great Victory over fascism in May 1945.

For the first time, such an action was held in 2020 in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War. It was joined by military and civilian sailors, as well as employees of marine shipbuilding museums.

This year, the action is planned according to the following scenario: at 11.45 local time, at the signal “Big gathering”, the crews of ships and vessels will line up on the upper deck, at 11.55 the legendary announcer Yuri Levitan will start speaking on the radio lines about the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany and the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War. Exactly at noon, ships and vessels will give a sound signal in honor of the Great Victory.

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