In the background: the remains of the bridge at the Terespol Gate of Brest Fortress.
In the foreground: the remains of the dam.The demarcation line between Germany and the USSR, as it is known, took place and the river Western Bug. Dam in early October 1939, the Soviet army, secretly at night, erected from stone blocks, which prepared the Poles for the paving of streets in the city, as well as rocks and debris. Thus, completely blocked the Western Bug and flooded Terespolsky outer moat fortification, which was on the other side of the river. Affluent channel with raging rod was later presented by the Soviet government for the mainstream of the Bug River, on which and had to pass the border, unceremoniously lopped off himself Terespol strengthening of the fortress!via 500px

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