Roma Jiltsov

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Created by Sarah Blesener

Russia 28 Jul 2016


Roma Jiltsov (13) from Luxaitsy at the Historical-War Camp, in Borodino, Russia. 29 July 2016. The guns are authentic, but are no longer work and cannot fire. They are used solely for drills of loading and unloading. The camp is free for all students to attend. Borodino is famous for a battle fought on 7 Sep 1812 - the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. The project statement of the camp says: "To awaken in the younger generation a keen interest in the history of the Fatherland, the glorious deeds of our ancestors, to facilitate the expansion of military-historical knowledge."