"To remember..." - the book of the participant of the Stalingrad battle


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"To remember..." - the book of the participant of the Stalingrad battle


The 2015 historians of the Foundation recorded new memories of the veteran and prepared a number of illustrations (maps of hostilities, front-line photographs, archival documents) that will be included in the new edition of the book. We hope to may 9 2016 the dream will come true of the veteran and the book "To remember..." will be printed.

 

18 March 2016, Vladimir Semenovich will be 96 years old.

link to the project:https://boomstarter.ru/projects/276550/chtoby_pomnili_-_kniga_veterana_stalingradskoy_bitvy/

Despite their age, every day he comes to work in your office, in the Club "Stalingrad", located in the legendary House of Pavlov. For more than 10 years V. S. Tours, is the President. During this period the Club joined more than three thousand students of Volgograd, conducted dozens of historical and Patriotic events.

V. S. Turova knows all the Volgograd region. He takes an active part in Patriotic education of youth and in the cultural life of the city. It was he along with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the leader of "Night wolves" the Surgeon opened "Stalingrad fountain" and participated in the famous bike show "Stalingrad", which was attended by more than 200,000 residents. In the summer of 2015, V. S., Rounds took part in the bike show in Sevastopol.

On the photo: the Leader of "Night wolves" the Surgeon, the Governor of Sevastopol Sergei I. Menyailo , the Defender of Stalingrad V. S. Tours.

Dream Veteran.

Military memoirs of Vladimir Semenovich is described in detail in the new manuscript of the book "To remember...". First, the control, the samizdat copies of books were issued in 2001 in a limited edition of 100 copies. They almost did not reach the mass reader, but also contained a number of shortcomings.

In 2015, the historians of the Foundation recorded new memories of the veteran and prepared a number of illustrations (maps of hostilities, front-line photographs, archival documents) that will be included in the new edition of the book.

To date, the layout of the new version of the book is completely ready for official publication.

The Foundation plans to publish 1500 copies in soft and hard cover with color and black-and-white photo papers. The book will get all libraries (including school and University) and the museums of the city and region. Books will be awarded to the best representatives of the Volgograd young people on historical and Patriotic gatherings of the Club "Stalingrad".

Also, the project includes a complex of events dedicated to the book:

- organization of the official presentation of the book in the Museum-reserve "battle of Stalingrad" with the participation of the author, war veterans, schoolchildren, students and the media;

- organization of presentations of books and meetings of the author with students in schools and higher education institutions of Volgograd region;

- wide-spread circulation among the educational institutions of secondary and higher education, libraries, city and region, museums of Volgograd and the region.

We hope to may 9 2016 the dream will come true of the veteran and the book "To remember..." will be printed.

link to the project:https://boomstarter.ru/projects/276550/chtoby_pomnili_-_kniga_veterana_stalingradskoy_bitvy/

Biography V. S. Turova

 

On the photo: V. S. Tours. Student of the Buynaksk military infantry school.

Tours Vladimir Semenovich was born on 18 March 1920 in the village Malfa Vygonichskogo district of the Bryansk region.

In 1938 he graduated from the Petrine secondary school in the Krasnodar region, 1941 Buynaksk military infantry school. From August on the front. Until January he commanded a platoon, then a company in the 956 th infantry regiment 299th infantry division, he was a company commander 878 th infantry regiment 290th infantry division 50 th army of the Western front; participated in the defense of Moscow and Tula, the liberation of Kaluga. He was seriously wounded.

After his recovery in 1942 in the post of commander of anti-tank guns, acting commander of the battalion 724 th infantry regiment 315 rifle division of the 62nd army participated in the defense of Stalingrad, and then fought in the North-Caucasian front. After severe wounds were treated, and then commanded a company in 356-m reserve infantry regiment.

On the photo: Turov V. S., 1943

From September 1943 to December 1944 participated in the fighting on the 2nd Belorussian, and then on 1-m the Ukrainian fronts as commander of a company 757-regiment 222-th infantry division, commander of the 285-th separate rifle company of the military commandant of the city of Hindenburg (Germany). Liberated Belarus, Lithuania, Minsk, Kaunas and Marijampolė, crossed the Neman.

On the photo: V. S. Tours with his wife N. P. Turova, Germany, 1946.

After the war he served as a company commander of the 23rd separate disciplinary battalion in the Northern group of troops, the duty assistant to the military commandant of the city of Liegnitz, the chief of the supply service, assistant chief of staff of the 45th separate regiment of the Navy, the commander of the construction battalion of the office of Spetsstroy of the Ministry of defence. The Colonel in resignation. After dismissal from the Armed Forces, he worked in various positions in the enterprises and organizations of Volgograd. In 2000, he headed the Volgograd regional Patriotic public organisation Club "Stalingrad".Since 2013 Honorary Chairman of the Foundation "the battle of Stalingrad"

Awarded the order of Patriotic war I and II degree, the red Star, medals "For courage", "For military merit", "For defense of Moscow" "For defence of Stalingrad", "For victory over Germany"and others.

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