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Volgograd and Normandy to prepare military-historical project

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Volgograd and Normandy to prepare military-historical project


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Joint exhibitions of historical objects from Russia and France, telling about the largest battles of the Great Patriotic War and World War II, will open in Normandy Victory Museum on April 25, the day of the 75th anniversary of the meeting of Allied forces on the Elbe, Rossotrudnichestvo website reports.

Exhibits from private collections of Volgograd residents will be included in the exposition of the famous French museum. One part of the exhibits will go to a new stand, telling about the battles on the Eastern Front. The other part will be included in the exposition section dedicated to the Battle of Stalingrad, which will be presented within the framework of the project as a turning point in World War II.

The Russian items will also complement the exhibition on the participation of women in the war. The Volgograd Heritage Museum, Rossotrudnichestvo, the Russian Military Historical Society and other organizations take part in the joint project.

A series of joint activities within the framework of the project will be opened by a round table on liberation of Europe from fascism, which will be assembled on April 24 at the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Paris by leading historians of Russia and France.

The events became part of the Russian Seasons cultural project in France.

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