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Obelisk of Glory, Velikiye Luki

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  • There is a monument on the waterfront, a large part of the embankment renovated, pleasantly, you can take a bike or Rollerblades. The monument is located on a hill, past will not pass.
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  • Obelisk to Soviet soldiers killed in the liberation of velikie Luki from fascist invaders. 1942-1943 Gg. The author of the monument to Estonian architect Mart port (people's architect of the USSR). Erected by a decree of the Council of Ministers of the Estonian SSR. According to the architect, the Obelisk of glory symbolizes the fortress military fraternity, the immutable fact that, with the joint efforts of officers and soldiers of different nationalities's overall Victory. Participating in the liberation of the city in the winter 1942-43 year 8 Estonian rifle Corps received its first baptism. So, during the offensive operation 7-Estonian I Division on the domestic front, participated in the storming of surrounded by enemy garrison and 249-I Division of Estonia was occupied by the defense in the second Echelon troops external front Northwest of the great Bow.
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  • Lived in velikie Luki until graduation, go there now, mother. Compulsory to visit place in town.
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