An excursion was organized to the Museum of Azerbaijan History of War under the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan on June 27, 2018 with the support of Binagadi District Executive Authority, Binagadi District Organization of New Azerbaijan Party. Kenan Kerimov, Senior Adviser to the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan, employees of the YAP District and young activists participated in the tour.
During the excursion, the participants viewed a total of 11,000 exhibits at a museum of 2 floors and 12 halls. The museum guide provided detailed information on the history and activity of the museum to the participants of the excursion. He noted that the museum was founded in 1992. There were about 200 exhibits in the museum. At present, the number of exhibits reaches 11,000. They are also exhibited in 6 mini exposition halls. The first hall of the museum is an ancient, early, medieval period, and the exhibits cover all stages of the primitive community. In various halls of the museum there is also the model of Oligangal in Nakhchivan, the statue of the Atropatena state Atropat. In the khanate period, the khanates in Azerbaijan are informed about the types of troops they have. There is also a copy of the flag of the Iravan Khanate in the hall. Ancient and valuable historical monuments are kept in the museum, which reflects deep and inseparable traces of history. Thus, the stand reflecting the division of Azerbaijan into two parts is included in the museum. Participants also got closely acquainted with the stands dedicated to West Azerbaijan. About 193 exhibits were discovered in the hall about the establishment of the glorious page of our history - the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Details of the creators of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic are given in the hall. State attributes of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic - emblem, flag and anthem are on the stand. One of the halls in the museum is dedicated to national leader Heydar Aliyev and army building. 533 exhibits are protected here. The hall also details the life and activities of the world-renowned political figure, national leader Heydar Aliyev, exhibits his belongings and military clothing. The hall of the April fights, which is considered to be a brilliant victory of our army, has raised great pride in the participants. Here are the items found on the martyrs of April fights.
During the excursion, the participants also looked at about 130 military vehicles exploded in the yard of the Azerbaijan Military History Museum. Here you can see duplicate of the tank, twice the Soviet Union Hero Hazi Aslanov, the National Hero of Azerbaijan, tank commander Albert Aqarunov, in this exposition. The Land Forces, Air Force Defense and Air Force and Naval Forces are also very interesting.
At the end of the tour, Kubra Aliyarli, chief instructor of YAP Binagadi District Department and Kenan Kerimov, Senior Advisor to Binagadi District Executive Authority, thanked the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan and the leadership of the Azerbaijan Military History Museum for their support in organizing the visit to the museum. Excursion was welcomed with enthusiasm.
It should be noted that the purpose of the excursion is to increase the military-patriotic feelings of our young people, to study our military history.