Valley Memorial complex of Glory

At 74-75 km highway A138 Murmansk - Pechenga
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Glory Valley – the valley on the right bank of the river Zapadnaya Litsa downstream. There were fierce battles in the main section of the front in the Murmansk operation in 1941.

Glory Valley – the valley on the right bank of the river Zapadnaya Litsa downstream. At 74-75 km highway A138 Murmansk – Pechenga (route E 105 Kirkenes – Yalta). There were fierce battles in the main section of the front in the Murmansk operation in 1941.

 

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German troops in the morning July 2, 1941 went to the river, and the morning of 6 July, having superiority in manpower and technology, crossed it. But they managed to break into the location of Soviet troops only 2-3 kilometers, followed by a counterattack 52 th Infantry Division under the command of Colonel GA Veschezerskogo. And failed attempt to break through to Murmansk, which began September 8, 1941. The result of fighting in the Valley of Glory – the failure of the German advance on Murmansk.

In the Valley of Glory set Memorial defenders of the Soviet Arctic. Near Memorial festive celebrations and military personnel of the Northern Fleet and the residents of the Murmansk region.

 

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Map of Valley Memorial complex of Glory