During the Great Patriotic War, about 50 thousand Armenian servicemen died and went missing on the territory of the Crimean Peninsula. In 1942, the 390th Armenian Rifle Division was almost completely destroyed in Kerch direction, in 1944, the 89th Armenian Taman Rifle Division suffered significant losses during the liberation of Sevastopol, whose soldiers distinguished themselves during the capture of the strategic Mountain height. In general, out of 126 Soviet soldiers awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, 15 were Armenians, 13 became Heroes for the liberation of Sevastopol. The Armenian people suffered significant losses during the war. Of the 600,000 Armenians who fought on the fronts, about 300,000 people died or went missing.