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In Voronezh, on the Day of Remembrance and Mourning, servicemen of the command brigade of the combined arms army of the Western Military District (ZVO), together with cadets of the Military Training Center at Voronezh State University, laid flowers in memory of those killed in the Great Patriotic War.

The officers and cadets of the Voronezh garrison met the day of the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War at 4 am, paying military honors and laying red carnations at the foot of the Chizhovsky Bridgehead memorial complex.

On the fronts during the Great Patriotic War, 329 697 residents of the Voronezh region died, including 32 229 natives of Voronezh. For heroism during the Great Patriotic War, 365 residents of Voronezh were awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, and 65 people became full holders of the Order of Glory.

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