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. Monument to Fallen Jewish People on March 2, 1942 is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Minsk Edition.
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  • You may have seen monument. Exceptionally, it is however not so really. Anyway, who is in the area, can look at it.
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  • The monument is a place that is laid out with great thought and for those that take the time to find out why the monument is laid out in the way it is, it will touch your hearts. One of the most poign...  more »
  • Bezumoўna neabhodnae place for navedvannja. Kazhuc that adzіn there was great for zabіta dzen 3000 gabrjejaў mіnskaga Guetta Memaryjal, potym urazhvae. shchje doўga cjazhka padabrac nastolkі gjetaja mocnae, his place.
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