During the Great Patriotic War der. Pozhnya Toropetsky district was the place where partisan bases were located. Here they underwent training, and then liaison, sabotage groups, partisan detachments were thrown into the enemy rear. Therefore, the Museum of Partisan Glory was created in Pozhna, which was opened on May 7, 1977.
The exposition occupies three halls and tells about the resilience and courage of the partisans who, together with the soldiers of the Red Army, defended their homeland. Shows the activities of operational groups for the leadership of the partisan movement (centralization of leadership), the operational group at the military council of the 3rd Shock Army, North-West special. a group of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus, an operational group of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Lithuania and the Lithuanian headquarters of the partisan movement.
A significant part of the exhibits - photographs, weapons, documents, other materials - came from the Central Museum of the USSR Armed Forces, from the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, the Lithuanian State Historical Museum. Former partisans donated many valuable exhibits to the museum.
Museum of Partisan Glory
Toropetsky district, village Pozhnya
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