A number of tanker's Day is celebrated now
Tank troops in time of war showed incredible courage. Even then there was a feast for the Soviet tankers. What number day of the tankman now? It is installed on the second September Sunday. Gala date is revered since the war. Still in some cities organize this day fireworks and entertainment.
In Russian tanks appeared only in the 20-ies of the twentieth century. However, their production was stopped due to uselessness. In 30-ies there is a tank T-34, superior to foreign analogs. Then open and educational establishments for preparation of tank specialists. During the war years the quality of cars improved, as in the battles identified the smallest flaws in technique, which in the production was immediately eliminated. The number of tanks has also increased: before the war there were 1392 units, and only in June 1941, it produced 305 units of armored vehicles.
The decree of the Presidium on 1 June 1946, established the professional holiday. A number of tanker's Day was celebrated in the postwar period? Then the celebration date was 11 September every year. She was associated with the major success of Soviet tank troops during the East Carpathian operation of 1944. Date adjusted in 1980.
In Russia the task of development of the tank troops successfully solved their mobility and equipment improve. Our country is one of the world leaders in the production of tanks. In many cities there are museums tanks. So, in 2001, in celebration of "Day of tanker" opened Museum of the history of T-34 tanks. A similar institution – the only one in the world.
The date in the ceremonial parades, military exercises, exhibitions of modern armored vehicles. All tanks receive a warm greetings in the military units and in the family circle. Authorities encourage their gifts, the best award medals, orders.
You don't even know what number day of the tanker, as it is still not to miss. The thing is that on television in a solemn date show concerts and movies on the tank performances. Authorities are trying to stand out in this celebration in advance, think through and hang a poster for an upcoming event.
When celebrating the day of the tanker, the first to remember about tank crews. After all, their selflessness was sometimes determined the outcome of the battle. Panzer divisions were the "shield" on the way to Stalingrad and Moscow. The tank took the main blow of the opponent on itself under the city of Kursk. The honorary title of Hero of the Soviet Union during the war was awarded 1142 tankers. And in our time, tankers are people brave, responsible, decisive, courageous.
Day tank celebrates not only Russia, but also CIS countries (Ukraine, Belarus). On this day, we with them are one family, one big unit. Not so important, what number day of the tankman was before, now it is celebrated on the second Sunday of September. So don't forget to congratulate friends and relatives-tank.