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On the night of July 21-22, 1941, an air attack on the capital began with a raid of 220 fascist bombers. The pilots of the 11th fighter aviation regiment of the Cuban airfield were the first to meet the enemy armada. Air battles took place at dusk and at night in the light of searchlights. The regiment repelled the raid of the Luftwaffe aces on the Solnechnogorsk – Golitsyno line. After the battle, in each of the downed aircraft, our pilots discovered detailed plans of Moscow with marks of objects intended for destruction in the first place: the Kremlin, transport infrastructure facilities, government buildings and airfields.

The grand opening of the Lesson of Courage took place on the Walk of Fame. Representatives of the Central Council of DOSAAF Russia and the regional branch of DOSAAF Russia in Moscow honored the memory of Soviet fighter pilots, all participants in the air defense zone of Moscow and the civilian population who did not allow the destruction of the capital and showed resilience in repelling enemy air strikes with a minute of silence and a solemn march. and other participants in the patriotic action.

On the Walk of Fame, the pages of heroic history “came to life” in the expanded exhibition of the Cuban flying club “Calendar of the air battle for Moscow”, expositions of the museum of the Cuban airfield. The events of those years were restored in the course of the historical reconstructions “Reflection of an air raid on an airfield”. The guests were presented not only with rare aircraft models, but also with modern aviation and shooting simulators. Those interested could get acquainted with the pilot projects of “Unavia of Russia” with a digital educational cluster, the capabilities of the “Electronic training ground”, and electronic teaching aids.

The “Lesson of Courage” was held with the support of the Main Command of the Aerospace Forces of the RF Armed Forces and the Patriot Park, together with the Digital Teaching Tools NPG, the military commissariat “Center for Patriotic Education” and the Moscow youth army detachments, the united military commissariat Odintsovo.

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