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The memorial complex to the Chief Marshal of Artillery Mitrofan Nedelin will be opened in the Tver region, where the Bologovskoye missile formation is stationed.
The monument to the first Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Missile Forces will forever immortalize the memory of the outstanding military leader, his contribution to the history of the creation of the Strategic Missile Forces, the development, testing and adoption of nuclear missile weapons.
The idea of erecting a monument to the first Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Missile Forces was put forward by strategic missile men at a meeting with the Governor of the Tver Region Igor Rudenya.
Earlier, monuments to Marshal Nedelin immortalized his memory in the Odintsovo district of the Moscow region, where the headquarters of the Missile Forces and the Moscow Region Balashikha are located. The decision to erect a monument to the east of Moscow is due to the location here of the main forge of officers for the Strategic Missile Forces – the Military Academy of the Strategic Missile Forces named after Peter the Great.
Mitrofan Ivanovich Nedelin (1902-1960) – Soviet military leader, Hero of the Soviet Union, Chief Marshal of Artillery, participant in the Civil War in Russia, the war in Spain and the Great Patriotic War. Since 1955 – Deputy Minister of Defense of the USSR and at the same time the first commander-in-chief of the Strategic Missile Forces. One of the creators of the country’s nuclear missile shield and the Baikonur cosmodrome.
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