Memorial for WWII reindeer battalions
Just came accross a fascinating article from the Barents Observer about a memorial set up in the Russian town of Naryan-Mar to commemorate the reindeer heders that served in WWII.
The article says 1000 herders and 6000 reindeer from Russia’s Arctic were mobilized during the war.
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