Description: The memorial " Eternal fire " in Irkutsk is devoted to memory of the soldiers-Siberians falling in fights on fields of battles in Great Domestic war on 1941-1945 is open 8.05.1975ú. Architect V.N.Fedorin, artist V.G.Smagin At " Eternal fire " is established a post ¹ 1 Irkutsk area
On a background a bust of twice hero of Soviet Union of the general of army A.P.Beloborodow
Release of postcards on a theme: # 23,34,43,61,63
The contribution of Irkutsk area to the Victory over Great domestic war 1941-1945úú. It is huge. It and more than 100 rear hospital bases in cities and settlements of area, a mining industry (a wood, coal, gold, mica), a war industry (cartridge factories, an aviation factory and others), food, light industry and an agriculture.
For heroic feats on fronts of Great Domestic war to 82 soldiers from Irkutsk area the high rank of the Hero of Soviet Union has been appropriated.
Special role creation of the weapon of the Victory was played with the Irkutsk aviation factory (IAPA). On its base during 1941-1945. The advanced aviation military technics is created: PE-2 - 800 pieces, PE-3 - 220p., IL-4 - 919 pieces, ER-2-300p., and also 5 tank columns of tanks T-34.