My dowry. All cleaned, painted, restored, old shells are deactivated. Stuff mostly from war trenches, except for a
couple of things of home storage. I traded them from old people, who
kept relics from time of German occupation.
Occupation of Kiev lasted two years and two month.
It began in September 1941. The same days when Soviet army have been trapped in a marsh German army began occupying Kiev.
Germans found town in chaos. On central market they saw how
some people were selling human meat. Germans caught the human flesh
sellers and strung up the enterprising gentlemen right on a spot. They
left them for people to see that new authority call for order.
There are a few sources for this story, well known is a Kuznetsov
book. I have a friend who live in downtown and goes shoping on this
market. This and some other stories inspired her to become a vegetarian