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On Victory Day, military columns in the historical uniform of the Red Army will march at the Khmeimim airbase

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The parade march on Victory Day at the Russian Khmeimim air base in Syria will be led by the T-34 tank.

Columns of Russian servicemen dressed in the Red Army uniform of the times of the Great Patriotic War will for the first time take part in the solemn parade on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the Victory at the Russian Khmeimim air base, the head of the clothing service of the group of troops of the Russian Armed Forces in the Syrian Arab Republic Aleksey Babnikov told reporters. b>.

“This year, for the first time, a procession is held in honor of the Victory Day with the participation of historical boxes. We will have three boxes - servicemen of the Ground Forces, the Navy and the Air Force in the uniform of the Great Patriotic War, ”said Aleksey Babnikov, specifying that 18 people would go in each column .

He noted that participation in historical columns is an honorable mission for every military man. “When servicemen put on this uniform of their victorious grandfathers, they feel pride. Some servicemen are wearing officer shoulder straps for the first time,” saidAleksey Babnikov.

The historical uniform has already been delivered to the Khmeimim airbase in Syria, he added. “At the moment, there is an individual adjustment of these items of clothing for each soldier. Each soldier participating in the parade as part of these boxes will feel comfortable and look beautiful,” he explained. on Victory Day. “There is a women's box that I have already prepared - I adjusted the shape of the clothes specifically for women. There is also a banner group, we also customize it for them, ”she explained.

In Russia, within the Ministry of Defense, there is a remarkable structure - created by order of Minister Sergei Shoigu The Museum of the History of Military Uniforms, located Moscow suburban city of Shchelkovo. The basis of the collection is a part of the collection of the Imperial Quartermaster's Museum, where, before the revolution of 1917, by personal order of the Russian emperor, authentic samples of the uniforms of the Russian army and foreign states, approved samples of uniforms, equipment, shoes, army household items, models of tents, horse-drawn and pack transport, former on the supply of the army. In the 1930s and the post-war period, the collection was supplemented by pre-war tunics with a turn-down collar and the uniform of the 1943 model, the Victory Parade, during the Cold War.

Procession of columns of military personnel
< br> The solemn procession of columns of Russian and Syrian military personnel at the Khmeimim airbase in honor of the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War will be led by the T-34 tank, deputy company commander for armaments Sergey Alekseenko.
< br> “This year, for the first time, caterpillar vehicles will take part in the procession, including the legendary tank of the times of the Great Patriotic War T-34. The equipment is being prepared for the parade," said Sergey Alekseenko.

All tracked vehicles will be shod in special "shoes" - rubber protective pads, so as not to damage the coating at the air base.< br>
Junior sergeant Andrey Shperling, who will drive the T-34 on Victory Day, said that the tank restored by the Russian military had been used by the Syrian army for many years and was handed over to participate in the festive march. “I feel a sense of pride that I will be able to lead the procession. Even on such a tank,” he said.

According to the driver, junior sergeant Maxim Ivanov, the T-34 tank still retains its combat capability. “Successful technique was made by our grandfathers, still on the go, for a decade now. The armor is also well made - it still does not rust, it is in excellent condition. We improved it a little, completed it. But they kept all the original spare parts,” the tanker said.

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