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Soviet War Memorial

Tiergarten

 
 
Soviet War Memorial Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 26, 2012
1. Soviet War Memorial Inscription
Inscription.
Вечный славу
героев, которые входят
в борьбе против немецко
-фашистских захватчиков
за свободу и
независимость
от
Советского
Союза

1941 – 1945
English text:
Eternal Glory to the heroes who fell in the struggle against the German fascist invaders for the freedom and independence of the Soviet Union. 1941 - 1945
 
Erected 1945 by Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
 
Location. 52° 31′ N, 13° 22.333′ E. Marker is in Berlin, Berlin. Marker is on Straße des 17. Juni just
<i>Straße des 17. Juni</i> - view eastward thru Tiergtarten Park image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 26, 2012
2. Straße des 17. Juni - view eastward thru Tiergtarten Park
toward the Brandenburg Gate and Pariser Platz
west of Ebertstraße, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berlin 030 2263301, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pariser Platz (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Legend of Hitler’s Bunker (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Remains of the Berlin Wall (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Baudenkmal Berliner Mauer (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Topography of Terror (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Baudenkmal Berliner Mauer (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Max Planck (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Checkpoint Charlie Site (approx. 1.6 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Berlin.
 
Also see . . .
1. Soviet War Memorial (Tiergarten). (Submitted on June 19, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Tiergarten. "... The former private hunting grounds of Great Elector Friedrich Wilhelm, the Grosse Tiergarten (large Game Park) had been used for the royal sport since the 16th century when it was first enclosed. The first avenues were arranged in the late 17th century, gaining increasingly refined touches under the influence of the French-inspired gardens for entertainment and leisure. The Strasse des 17. Juni its main west east axis leading to the Brandenburg Gate, originally known as Charlottenburger
Soviet War Memorial (Tiergarten) image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 26, 2012
3. Soviet War Memorial (Tiergarten)
Chaussee (1698), it led to Charlottenburg Palace. In 1740 Friedrich the Great opened the first public gardens." ... (Submitted on June 19, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

3. Battle of Berlin. (Submitted on June 19, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Red Army; architect Mikhail Gorvits; sculptors Vladimir Tsigal and Lev Kerbel; Battle of Berlin; Großer Tiergarten; Franco-Prussian War;
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesWar, World II
 
Soviet War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller, May 26, 2012
4. Soviet War Memorial
"... the burial site of some 2,000 fallen Soviet soldiers."
German Victory Monument in Tiergarten Park image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 26, 2012
5. German Victory Monument in Tiergarten Park
... located in the middle of Berlin's Tiergarten, constructed between 1871 and 1873 to celebrate Germany's victory over France in the 1870/71 Franco-Prussian War. ... Originally the column was placed directly in front of the Reichstag and was moved by the Nazi government in 1939 to its current location as part of their plans to extensively redevelop the center of Berlin.
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Soviet War Memorial: T-34 Medium Tank image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller, May 26, 2012
6. Soviet War Memorial: T-34 Medium Tank
 
 
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