Description of the Museum of Kalinin Front
Museum of Kalinin Front is dedicated to a
major battle that was fought here during World War II. Its
location in a village of Emmaus is not coincidence. It was
in 1941 Soviet soldiers of Kalinin Front broke through
German lines on December 5th, 1941. It turned out to be a
turning point in the history of Great Patriotic War as World
War II is known in Russia. It broke the momentum of
Blitzkrieg and saved Russian capital, Moscow from conquest.
Museum of Kalinin Front was opened in 2002. It contains a
exposition devoted to actions of various of divisions of the
Kalinin Front from beginning of the war to the very end when
it merged and became part of the Baltic Front.