Fyodor Melnikov (1908–1941).
Fyodor Melnikov (1908–1941).

In June 1941, a senior lieutenant, the head of driving courses of the Byelorussian frontier area, a leaders of the fortress defence at Terespol Fortification, was killed in action at Kobrin Fortification. Photo 1941.

Mihail Myasnikov (1922–2005).
Mihail Myasnikov (1922–2005).

In June 1941, a soldier, a trainee of the driving courses of the Byelorussian frontier area, took part in the fightings at Terespol Fortification. On June 5, 1941, together with a group of soldiers managed to abandon the fortress.

Took part in battles on different fronts. Was awarded the title «Hero of the Soviet Union». Photo 1941.

The plan of Terespol Fortification on June 22, 1941, made by L.G. Oleshko in 1978.
The plan of Terespol Fortification on June 22, 1941, made by L.G. Oleshko in 1978.

Leonid Oleshko (1920–1984).

In June 1941, a trainee of driving courses of the Byelorussian frontier area, took part in the fightings at Terespol Fortification. Managed to abandon the fortress on the first day of the war. Since 1943, a partisan combatant in Ukraine.

An alarm-clock. Found at Terespol Fortification in 1956.
An alarm-clock. Found at Terespol Fortification in 1956.
Akim Chyorniy(1911–1985).
Akim Chyorniy(1911–1985).

In June 1941, a senior lieutenant, the commanding officer of a transport company of the 17th Frontier Detachment, a leader of the fortress defence at Terespol Fortification. Photo 1937.

Trainees of the driving courses of the Byelorussian frontier area on patrol at Terespol Fortification. Photo, 1941.
Trainees of the driving courses of the Byelorussian frontier area on patrol at Terespol Fortification. Photo, 1941.

Left, Nikolay Levinets (1920–1941) and right, Vladimir Kramarenko (1921–1941). They took part in fightings at Terespol Fortification and were killed.

Terespol Gate.
Terespol Gate.
June 22, 1941.
June 22, 1941.