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July 21, 2019

Myanmar military delegation visits Stalin’s Line

Myanmar military delegation with Russian officers at Stalin’s Line. Myawady
Myanmar military delegation with Russian officers at Stalin’s Line. Myawady

Nay Pyi Taw, 3 Nov — Myanmar military delegation led by Commander in Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, together with Deputy Chief of General Staff Major General Gold Igor, visited Stalin’s Line, a historic line of fortifications in the World War II, in Minsk, Belarus, on Sunday.
The senior general and party were welcomed by Director Col Aledsander Melta (retired), who later briefed the senior general and the party on the fortification complex.
The over 1,200 kilometer-long historic fortification line stretched from Karelain Isthmus in the north to thesouth and covered 23 defence areas with over 4,000 defence posts. Four of the defence areas with 966 bankers are now in Belarus. The defence line has been conserved as a historical heritage for the posterity.
Then, the senior general and party viewed round the defence posts.
Afterwards, the senior general and party continued to the Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, where they were greeted by Deputy Director Mr Vycheslax.
The museum displays Nazi invasion of Russia during the Second World War, battles between Nazis and Russian troops, uniforms, weapons, vehicles, planes used by both sides, death of Russain people and troops, tortures suffered by the people by Nazis and activities of Russian patriots. Then, the senior general and party posed for a documentary photo.—Myawady


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