Kalashnikov assault rifle is known all over the world and is in service in more than fifty countries. But what do we know about Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov? For whom did he create his weapons? 13.12.2019 the Museum of Gabdulla Tukay held a Museum lesson dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of this legendary designer. The story of his personal meeting with Mikhail Timofeevich was shared by the Director of the Museum complex D. Z. Abdullin and acquainted with the book presented by M. Kalashnikov personally. The veteran of military operations, the captain in resignation Kaviyev F. D., the special guest of action, told about reliability and durability of the Kalashnikov who personally had to test it in Afghanistan. During the lesson under his guidance the children showed their skills in disassembling and assembling the machine.