After the defeat of the Crimean Front (8-20 May 1942) Directive for the number 00201 / OP 5/28/42, commander of the North Caucasian Front Marshal Budyonny, which promptly was subordinated to the COP and the Black Sea Fleet, ordered to warn all personnel of the GRA that "crossing to the Caucasian coast will not ..." , that is, it was necessary to fight for Sevastopol until recently. And yet, I had to leave Sevastopol. What stopped Sevastopol stand at the third offensive Nazi troops? The main reason - there was an adequate supply of ammunition for field and antiaircraft artillery. The accumulated stock of the ammunition was spent in the first 10-12 days of the German assault to create irresistible fiery shaft. In the following days, the intensity of the artillery fire depended on the progress of the transportation of ammunition by sea, but provide continuous transportation has been impossible, since the end of May increased sharply blockade naval communications at Sevastopol supply from the Caucasus port as a result of enemy capture all of the Kerch Peninsula, near which formerly followed our transports.