“During the war years, Sakhalin was in a difficult situation: remaining deep in the rear, the region could at any moment become a front-line territory , since it bordered on Japan — ally of Germany. In honor of countrymen — participants of the Great Patriotic War and home front workers, they planted three thousand fir trees, which became a reminder of the feat of their ancestors. The action will be held in Kamchatka on May 27th. Together with our heroes — home front workers and fighters, we came to Victory, », — said Governor of the Sakhalin Region Valery Limarenko. In just five years of the war, more than 20 thousand residents of the region went to the front, and the remaining Sakhalin residents worked at the enterprises of the forestry, fishing, coal and oil industries. Your “Garden of Memory” defeated on Sakhalin — Dozens of residents of the region planted 3,000 fir trees. Young trees appeared here in memory of the heroes of the Great Patriotic War. After the event, the governor of the region passed the baton to Kamchatka.
Volunteers, forestry and hunting workers, government officials and public figures took part in the event on Sakhalin. Green spaces will also appear here in honor of those who, in the hardest years — from 1941 to 1945 — gave his life for the common victory.
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Источник aif.ru The main battles unfolded here in 1945, and as a result, South Sakhalin was liberated from the Japanese invaders.