5 rubles - Coin Commemorating Kuril Islands Landing Operation
a relief image of the Monument of Soviet Army Soldiers – Liberators of the Kuril Islands in 1945; along the rim there are the inscriptions ‘КУРИЛЬСКАЯ ДЕСАНТНАЯ ОПЕРАЦИЯ’ (KURIL ISLANDS LANDING OPERATION) and ‘1945 г.’ (1945).
The Kuril landing operation of 1945 was an operation of the 2nd Far Eastern Front (Army General M.A. Purkayev) and the forces of the Pacific Fleet (Admiral I.S. Yumashev), conducted on 18 August – 2 September during the Soviet-Japanese war of 1945. Monuments have been erected in the cities of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in memory of the Soviet soldiers who perished during the operation.Standard Catalog of World Coins 1901-2000 Impressive in size, scope and detail unparalleled in the market, the 2020 Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, provides the most compelling and complete catalog to 20th Century coins in the world. shop now Purchasing this product will support this website.