On February 23rd, over 4,500 viewers could enjoy watching a firework show in the Moscow sky. They fired the fireworks to celebrate Defendant of the Motherland’s Day.
The 449th firing division headed by Colonel V. Paradnikov is responsible for fireworks in Moscow.
The tradition to fire fireworks appeared in August, 1943 when Soviet troops liberated the city of Orel.
There are 18 guns here in Sparrow Hills.
The guns fire in turn, 9 by 9.
Blank cartridges for the 76-mm ZIS-3 gun.