Museum of the Iasi-Chisinau operation, Chitcani village
The museum was opened on May 7, 1975. Initially, the exposition was located in the bell tower of the Holy Ascension Novo-Nyametsky Monastery, which was used as an observation post of the Soviet command during the Jassy-Kishinev operation in August 1944. Marshal of the Soviet Union F.I. Tolbukhin, commander of the 37th Army M.N. Sharokhin and other military leaders climbed it to assess the situation.
Today the museum is located in the Palace of Culture of the village, as the Novo-Nyametsky Monastery has become active again.
The exposition of the museum tells about the preparation and course of the Yassy-Kishinev operation, about divisions, individual soldiers, today’s veterans, participants in bloody battles.
The exposition presents photos, documents, front-line relics of the participants of the Great Patriotic War, such as N.N. Shkodunovich’s wrist watches. – Commander of the 68th Rifle Corps, Hagen’s snuffbox N.A. – Commander of the 57th Army and other things.