Soviet anti-aircraft gunners A. Frolov and M. Petrov read the newspaper “Red Navy”. The photo was taken on the Red Army anti-aircraft battery under the command of Senior Lieutenant N. Prorokov.
An anti-aircraft battery under the command of N. Prorokov from the Murmansk brigade area of the air defense during the war years shot down 16 enemy aircraft.
The anti-aircraft guns of the battery were located on the site of the present houses of the 69th quarter of Murmansk, on Podstanitsky Street.
Source: City Museum of Local History, Polyarny.