Sappers were to conduct engineer reconnaissance rivers, look for the passages through which could cross the T-34. Saviors were going to Konigsberg. City, blocked from the north, east and south, in the north-west was kept by German troops on the Samland Peninsula.
Strengthening Konigsberg consisted of an outer and inner zone defense. The forts were erected even in the middle of the nineteenth century, the German engineers have been transformed into a truly impregnable fortress. Front line of defense entirely covered with minefields. In the night of 5 to 6 April, before the storming of the fortress, the sappers were doing passages in minefields and enemy minefields, clearing the approaches to the fort.
During the war period of training engineers reduced to 3 months. Classes are held once a day with virtually no days off. Students studied the mine thing, masking, building fortified fences, bridges, command Fri and other structures. Future engineers taught "the hidden", "movable" and other types of mining, as deminers tricks. In the inventory, and sappers were elektrominoiskateli ordinary probes.
In the series, focuses on the types of German mines and features of their clearance, that is behind the words "Tested — at least not", and what tasks did assault engineer-sapper brigade. Also in the series —
creation story medals for the liberation of the cities.