the opening Ceremony was held before the celebration of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war. It was attended by the President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbai Jeenbekov, the Ambassador of Russia in Kyrgyzstan, Nikolay Udovichenko, the mayor of Bishkek Aziz Surakmatov.
– Cholponbai Tuleberdiev – one of our heroes, which is the cost of the life defended the Motherland from invaders, – said Sooronbai Jeenbekov. – Our sacred duty – to preserve the memory of the great feat of our fathers and grandfathers, and pass it on to the younger generation of Kyrgyzstan. We live in peacetime than are required to participants of the great Patriotic war that affected every town, every village and every family in the country. The war from Kyrgyzstan took 365 thousand people, a third of whom never returned home. Over 150 thousand were awarded various orders and medals.
the Park where the monument is situated on 11 acres of land in the Western part of Bishkek. Authorities of the capital there is a green area for residents, a Playground, paths, benches. With the initiative of assigning a new Park named after hero of the earlier made public Fund them. Cholponbai Tuleberdiev. Worked on the monument known in Kyrgyzstan sculptor Marlene Bakhchiev who created monumental compositions, which today adorn not only the capital but also other cities of the Republic – Osh, Cholpon-ATA, Karakol, Jalal-Abad.
Cholponbai Tuleberdiev went to the front in 1941. At that time he was only 19 years old. Fighting the way he finishes just one year.
Closed bunker a
Cholponbai Tuleberdiev was one of the soldiers, which became the predecessor of Alexander Matrosov whose heroic feat later became a stable expression in the Russian language (“the feat Matrosov”). 20-year-old fighter from Kyrgyzstan died on August 6, 1942 during the offensive at Voronezh.
Infantry regiment, which fought Tuleberdiev, was to destroy enemy emplacements on commanding heights near the village Slavnoe Second Liskinsky district and take a foothold. The operation to suppress the bunkers instructed the volunteers.
the Soldiers under heavy machine-gun and mortar fire crossed the river, climbed the steep cliff, but to come to the next firing point closer than 30 meters, the group failed. To destroy the enemy volunteered Cholponbai. He managed to crawl up to the bunker at a distance of 4-5 meters. Being wounded in the right shoulder and having spent the entire stock of grenades, the red army rushed into the breach and closed it with his body, silencing an enemy machine gun for a few seconds. That was enough time comrades of a soldier for the destruction of calculation and the subsequent capture of the strategic bridgehead.
Tuleberdiev buried with military honors at the site of the feat – on top of Bald mountain near the village Slavnoe-��second. In February 1943, he was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. At about this time the feat of Cholponbai repeat Alexander Matrosov.