1. Read the text. Answer the questions. Make the retelling.
On June 22, 1941 the USSR was attacked by Nazi Germany. From the very first day to the last the Russian people fought heroically against the enemies. They all rose up to defend their freedom and independence.
People from many republics took part in the battles of Moscow and Leningrad, at Stalingrad and the Kursk bulge, in the liberation of the Caucasus, the Ukraine, the Crimea and the Baltic republics. Our soldiers had to fight against the fascists from the White Sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south, to defend thousands of towns and villages. All soldiers and officers were awarded the orders and medals, nearly 900 of them were conferred the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union.