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On the Victory Square of the city of Severodvinsk, the forces of the military units of the Severodvinsk garrison deployed an exhibition of weapons, which was attended by hundreds of residents and guests of the city. It is timed to the 80th anniversary of the arrival of the first allied convoy “Dervish”.

Whole families went to Victory Square. Children, and their parents, were photographed against the background of technology, took up arms, were able to feel like real military drivers, sitting behind the wheel of specialized vehicles.

The servicemen told those interested about the weapons and equipment, with the help of which they carry out the assigned tasks.

Let us remind you that on August 31, 1941, the first six foreign ships arrived in Arkhangelsk, delivering allied aid to our country: 3,800 depth charges and magnetic mines, 15 Hurricane fighters, fuel, clothing, equipment. The operation to escort the first caravan was codenamed “Dervish”, it was the beginning of an unparalleled military campaign that lasted more than four years. November 26, 1941.

The Molotov port received the first ship of the Allies. It was the British tanker San Ambrosio from the PQ-3 caravan. The unloading of heavy loads was carried out by cranes and winches.

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