Aleksandr Timofeevich Danilichev
(Born Zhdanovo, 1921; died Moscow, 1994)
(Born Gubovka, 1883; died Moscow, 1945)
The Liberators of Pskov, TASS No. 1028, July 24, 1944
1705 x 862 mm
The legends of Lake Chud,
The great feats of antiquity,
Are once again resurrected
By the liberators of Pskov!
The heroic forefathers are welcoming
Their valiant descendants
Here, where amidst the ashes and debris,
Crumpling the standards in their final hour,
The German savages roared.
Pskov welcomes its warriors joyfully,
Upholding its ancient tradition,
And Moscow crowns them with glory
For their new military feat!
Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, 2010.75