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Victory Parade

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The parade to come Commander of the front and all the army commanders, including air and tank armies. – Consolidated regiment arrive in Moscow on June 10 this year, having thirty and six combat banners of the most distinguished in the fighting formations and units of the front and all captured in the fighting military fronts of battle standards and units of the enemy, regardless of their number. – Ceremonial uniforms for the whole of the regiment will be issued in Moscow. To get to the parade, it was necessary undergo a careful selection – to its members very high requirements. Not just the exploits and achievements, but also the appropriate form victorious warrior, and that growth came out – for the parade and it matters.

After careful selection lists were compiled and formed units that were sent to Moscow. To participate in the Victory Parade with special military honors Victory Banner was sent to Moscow to accompany him were selected most deserving. After the parade, the Victory Banner was deposited in the Central Museum of Armed Forces of the ussr. Construction of the Victory Parade was determined iv Stalin as general line of active fronts, from right to left. On right wing was built Regiment of the Karelian front, and then Leningrad, the 1 st Baltic fronts and so on. On the left flank of the system closed the 4-th Ukrainian, half the regiment of navy and units of the garrison of Moscow Military District. For each composite regiment have been specially selected military marches. One serious problem was to find a horse, which was supposed to prance .

Stalin spoke clearly: the horse should be white. However, to end of the war the army has left almost no steeds of war, which was not ashamed to show to the world. In the cavalry regiment of the was found stallion Terek breed named Idol. His urgently transferred to the arena’s Commissariat defense, and got out to the main exit in his life. Almost every day, here came the Marshal and long obkatyvali horse, letting him get used to him. Just before the parade horse dressed, hair cut, and for beauty, even lengthened his tail. Rokossovsky came to riding in late May, and – as a great connoisseur of horses – took a fancy to a horse named Pole. It was a big, dark bay thoroughbred horse suit without a single blaze, with black mane and tail.

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