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On June 17, 2021, the Military Medical Museum in St. Petersburg opened the exhibition "Medicine of the Northern Frontiers", created with the participation of the St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Norilsk Nickel company and Political Encyclopedia Publishing House. The exhibition runs until August 31, 2021 and is also available in mobile and multimedia formats.
The exhibition is part of a scientific project dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 and the events that took part at this time on the northern borders of the Soviet Union. The exhibition "Medicine of the Northern Frontiers" presents unique material to tell about the selfless work of military and civilian doctors during the Great Patriotic War, with special emphasis on the events of 1941.
In particular, the stands showcase the details of medical and evacuation work in the Northern Maritime Theater of Operations (Murmansk, Vaenga, Arkhangel, Polyarny, etc.), Details of evacuation by sea, medical cases of American and British sailors of the Northern convoys, as well as medical assistance to the wounded during the attack of the cruiser Admiral Scheer on Dikson.
The exposition is presented in the Museum of the Military Medical Service of the Red Army (St. Petersburg, Vvedensky Kanal st., 6, metro "Pushkinskaya"), and is the complement to the permanent exhibition of the Military Medical Museum.
The information provided by Karina Nazanyan, press attaché of the Military Medical Museum.