The monument is dedicated to the feat of an ordinary soldier who ensured his offensive for his military unit with his life
The monument was erected in 1951 by the sculptor L. Yu. Eidlin and the architect V. D. Kirkhoglani. Dedicated to the exploit of Alexander Matrosov. This private 91st separate rifle Siberian brigade them. Stalin of the 2nd rifle separate battalion in a battle near the village of Chernushka, Pskov Region, on February 27, 1943, rushed to the German bunker and covered his machine gun with his body, saving the lives of his comrades. Posthumously he was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. On the pedestal of the statue, intersecting oak and laurel branches at the base of the bronze plate are reinforced - blocks of the Golden Star of the Hero medal. The height of the statue is 2.5 meters, the total height of the monument is 4.5 meters.
- Address: St. Petersburg, Moscow Victory Park