Мурманск 1941-44 / 2014
К 70-летию Победы в Заполярье:
The defense of the Soviet Arctic lasted from June 1941 to
in November 1944. During this time, all the attempts of the Nazis
capture Murmansk were repulsed.
The Luftwaffe made 792 air raid on Murmansk
dropping bombs 185,000, resulting in large part
the city was devastated and destroyed by fire.
Throughout the war, the Arctic
convoys loaded with the Lend-Lease of Allied have been overloading in Murmansk.
In 1985 the title "Hero City" was awarded to Murmansk.