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British museums donate exhibits to Belarus' Museum of Great Patriotic War

The Great Patriotic War museum now has new exhibits, like the uniform of the Irish shooter. The outfit, sewn in 1940, is completely genuine.

This was the uniform used by Irish and British soldiers during the Second World War.

It is also noteworthy that Belarusian soldiers who fought on the Western Front also wore this form, but had their own distinctive features.

Dmitry Shlyakhtin, director of the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War:
The theme of WWII unites many peoples who once fought together against Nazism.

Indeed, we can say that the victory over Nazism is the common victory of many peoples.

Paul Walkley, commander of the 2nd Royal Irish Regiment Battalion:
My commander visited this museum. Then he had the idea that we should make a gift that would show the connection between us and the Belarusians who fought in World War II.

To collect a complete set of equipment, three museums of Great Britain have donated their exhibits to Belarus.

British museums donate exhibits to Belarus' Museum of Great Patriotic War