Entry details

Date 1941
Age
Event

Gagarin and his Brother Valentin are 'shown the stars' by his Uncle Pavol

Place

Location nr Klushino
Images
Notes

Gagarin and his eldest brother Valentin were taken to a local windmill and introduced to 'stargazing' by their Uncle Pavol.

The Windmill was a recognisable landmark and was destroyed during the Second World War.

Links

Source

'The Story of the Windmill' - My Brother Yuri by Valentin Gagarin (book)

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