17th International exhibition of boats and yachts
Moscow Boat Show

February 29 March 3, 2024  /  CROCUS EXPO  /  Pavilion 1


Military historical club SOM (Naval Sailors Combined Detachment) will participate in the Moscow Boat Show

15 November 2019

Military historical club SOM (Naval Sailors Combined Detachment), a participant of the Moscow Boat Show, was founded on a voluntary basis in 2015. Events of the Great Patriotic War of the period of autumn-winter 1941 were chosen as the main direction of reconstruction. Naval sailors in black overcoats who had arrived from the Far East as part of rifle brigades took an active part in the defense of Moscow In November and December. The club reconstructed the uniform of naval sailors and held a number of activities aiming to popularize the reconstruction. Participants of the club took part in the Parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the 1941 Parade on Red Square and held exhibitions of photographs of naval sailors and interactive events on this topic in Moscow.

Club SOM will demonstrate at the show the uniform and equipment of naval sailors of the Great Patriotic War period, models of weapons and historical exhibits brought from expeditions to battlefields. Club members will tell about events of the Great Patriotic War, as well as about our days events - reconstructions and interactive platforms which are being held in Russia and abroad. The visitors will be able to try on the naval sailors uniform and take pictures with historical weapons.

Besides the club takes an active part in maritime events in other cities of Russia (Severodvinsk, Crimea, St. Petersburg) and in Estonia during the spring and autumn period, as well as organizes reconstruction of amphibious assaults in Moscow on the events of April 1945 in Pillau. The club also develops other directions of historical reconstruction from the period of Peter Great to the events of the late 20th century.

The club plans to further develop the topic of amphibious assaults in Moscow, hold on water reconstructions with own military crafts, popularize the naval patriotic theme among young people, including by means of creating a youth naval detachment to study in-depth the history of the fleet and maritime affairs.