Novosibirsk subway car was decorated in honor of Marshal Pokryshkina

The exhibition "Our Pokryshkin" opened on a train museum in Novosibirsk subway in honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of three times Hero of the Soviet Union, Marshal Alexander Pokryshkina.

Authorities in Novosibirsk region announced 2013 year Pokryshkina. The region is scheduled about 60 events — historical exhibitions, documentary films about the life of the hero, mass sports and educational activities aimed at patriotic education of youth.

Opened exhibition is made up of dozens of photographs and documents from the Novosibirsk State Museum. This family photos, documents of the war years, a copy of a page from a notebook pilot, where he writes about the tactics of air combat. In addition, it contains materials that tell of the arrival of Air Marshal in his native city, as well as a certificate of assignment of a minor planet named after him.

At each material exposure has links to the site of Alexander Pokryshkina electronic library, as well as QR-codes that can help you find information about a legendary pilot.

"Museum with an exhibition train will run until the end of 2013. Large-scale public events will be held on the birthday of our great countryman March 6, "- quoted in the report to the Minister of Culture of the Novosibirsk region Natalia Yaroslavtseva.

According to her, this day will be laid flowers at the church where he was baptized Pokryshkin, as well as to the bust and the monument to the legendary pilot. In the Internet conference in Novosibirsk, Krasnodar, Volgograd, Rzhev, Moscow will be a lesson in courage. Also on this day will open a large group exhibition, a concert at the Opera and Ballet Theatre. The final point of the day will be the fireworks.

It also reported that on March 6 in Novosibirsk subway all day will sound Pokryshkina favorite songs and a story about him.

Alexander Pokryshkin (1913-1985) was born in Novonikolayevsk (Novosibirsk) in the family factory worker. Soviet flying ace, second in scoring fighter pilot of the anti-Hitler coalition pilots in World War II. During the war he made 650 sorties and 156 air battles personally shot down 59 enemy aircraft. The first three times Hero of the Soviet Union, Marshal.

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