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In the Leningrad region from the bottom of the Neva got the regimental cannon 1941

In the Kirov district of Leningrad region took place the solemn lifting from the bottom of the Neva 76-mm regimental gun model 1927, which sank during the crossing of the red army in October 1941, reported the press service of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.

The event was attended by members of the Federation Council Liliya Gumerova, Andrey Kutepov, Dmitry Vasilenko and Igor Fomin.

It is planned that the number of guns, the researchers will try to determine the identity of the gun to the military unit, to learn the fate of artillery calculations.

Previously in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war in the Kirov district conducted a search operation by forces of enthusiasts-search engines. Within 45 days of the surveyed water area of the Neva river in the area of fighting, which took place on the Nevsky Pyatachok bridgehead. May 20, 2020 at the bottom of the Neva river in the area of Kirovsk at a depth of 10 meters was discovered 76-mm regimental cannon sample 1927 in the stowed position.

As have informed in a press-service of the Kirov area, now the instrument will be delivered to the Nevsky shipyard in Shlisselburg.