President of France Francois Mitterrand

Ceremonial sword

Memory and Gratitude Swords

In 1995, Zlatoust masters have made 4 swords "Memory and Gratitude". The President of Russia handed them over to the heads of government of the anti-Hitler coalition countries.

Now these swords are kept in museums of:

  • England (Imperial War Museum in London)
  • America (Library of Congress)
  • France (Louvre)
  • Russia (State Historical Museum)

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