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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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  • The Monument of fallen Jewish- it was hard to find the place- I tried to get there on my own- but couldn't find it as no signs in the area- not to say that there are no signs in English anywhere or on...  more »
  • Very important for those who are interested in the history of the second world war. Not much of the old town.
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  • This is an important part of the story. The Memorial, which reminds us what the barbarians are people. The place is very atmospheric. And heavy
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