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Monument to Fallen Jewish People on March 2, 1942, Minsk

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At Monument to Fallen Jewish People on March 2, 1942, see the bronze sculptures representing Jewish prisoners who descended a slope to their deaths in a pit. Artists Leonid Levin and Elsa Polak created the layout for this sculptural group of 27 figures in 2000. Look for the figures of a violinist, children, and a pregnant woman. The inscription on the obelisk commemorates the 5,000 victims of Nazi terror who were shot and burned on the site on March 2, 1942. The reconstruction of the memorial took eight years because all the work was done by hand. Put Monument to Fallen Jewish People on March 2, 1942 into our Minsk trip itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Good afternoon! This is a place in Minsk, which know not all citizens or residents of the country. A monument impresses and makes you wonder. Eternal memory and will pray for the souls of the departed. Feature: need to know where you're going to see the monument. Easy to pass by, as is located close to homes.
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  • First saw the Memorial "Yama" on this site. Was curious, because often in this part of the city (m. Frunze, intersection of Zaslavskaya and Melnikayte), but never before seen, did not know and did not notice it. The monument is located near the residential 9-storey house, where modern daily life of Minsk dwellers. And when you see the Memorial and understand the horror, pain, suffering, where all the ghetto place steeped in blood and brutality, it becomes hard and creepy. Of course, the memory location must be that the descendants knew and remembered about the history; to have a place where you can/want to pray for the people who perished in the ghetto; to appreciate life in General, and live your life to the Max.
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  • Very heavy impression from visiting this monument. Monument dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust. A very important monument that people remembered.
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