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The Urals region of Russia - to the Motherland.
The region of the Urals in Russia became the largest
area to which industrial enterprises and people were
evacuated to, by the fall of 1942. It housed over
830 enterprises, of which some 212 went to the
The 'great transfer to the East' meant not only the
move of industrial equipment. People had to be moved
and received, housed and re-employed at their new
home base. Between July 1941 and December 1942 the
Urals region accepted over 2,12 million people, of
which 719 thousands went to live in the Sverdlovskaya
Over 2 millions of Urals natives went to fight at the
fronts of WW II. 600 thousands of them never came back.
From us - to future generation
We gave our lives for our nation
Protecting homeland - died, and thus
Those living, please remember us