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"Kobona: the Road of Life", a museum

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"Kobona: the Road of Life", a museum (the village of Kobona). It was established in the 1990s as a branch of the museum-reserve "The Break-through the Siege of Leningrad". After November 22, 1941 Kobona Village became a port and railway junction. The ice road "The Road of Life" was begun there. 500 thousand people were evacuated from Leningrad via Kobona. The museum exhibition includes documents, photographs, items of the military everyday life. The museum is placed in a pre-war period building of a former school. The museum of A.A. Prokofyev is placed here.

Karpenko, Irina Aleksandrovna

Prokofyev, Aleksandr Andreyevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Kirovsk District/Kobona Village

Музеи Санкт-Петербурга и Ленингр. обл.: Справ./Авт.-сост.: Ю.Б.Демиденко, Т.Н.Демиденко. СПб., 2002, С. 184

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Kirovsk District
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