The Day of Partisan Glory of Ukraine (Ukrainian "Day of Partisan Glory") is celebrated in the country annually on September 22.
This holiday was established in 2001 by the Decree of the President of Ukraine, in honor of the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the underground partisan movement in Ukraine during the Great Patriotic War, and is celebrated as a tribute of nationwide respect to those who fought against the Nazis in deep wartime. behind enemy lines, sparing neither strength nor life itself.
6,200 partisan detachments and underground groups, which numbered about a million people, inflicted significant losses on the Nazi troops in the occupied territory, contributing to the advance of units and formations of the Soviet Army to the west.
For courage and heroism shown in the fight against the enemy, 200 thousand partisans and underground workers were awarded orders and medals, 223 of them received the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.
Traditionally, various solemn and commemorative events are held on this day.