In the Siberian city of Omsk artist met with Mikhail Guselnikov, a former ordinary Infantry Brigade that fought on the Leningrad front. January 1943 in breaking the siege of Leningrad soldier was shot in the spine. Since then, he is bedridden.
Alexander Podosenov the age of 17 he volunteered for the front. He became an officer. In Karelia, was wounded by a bullet in his head right through. On the island of Valaam on Lake Ladoga, lived post-war years, paralyzed, still sitting on pillows