On the Protection of the Eastern and Southern Azov Sea During winter 1942 increased reconnaissance and sabotage raids on the ice and the sea through the Gulf of Taganrog, in order to keep the enemy in constant tension, force it to divert forces from the front to defend the coast occupied by them. In these raids took part, as a rule, moryaki- volunteers from the crews, Marines and soldiers of the 56th Army. In January-March 1942 the Marines of the detachment Caesar Kunikova together with reconnaissance and strike force 56th Army crushed the enemy in the area of ??Taganrog, on Miussky Peninsula, on the spit and Farm Curve Horn. Neither the winter cold or spring thaw did not save the enemy from the bold and daring raids Marines.