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Soviet War Memorial in Schönholzer Heide in Berlin

Honouring the Soviet soldiers who died in the Second World War was obviously of huge importance to Joseph Stalin – in Berlin alone there are 4 memorials, one of which is the Soviet War Memorial in Schönholzer Heide (Das Sowjetische Ehrenmal in der Schönholzer Heide).  It may not be as centrally located as the Soviet War […]

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Soviet War Memorial on Strasse des 17 Juni

The Soviet War Memorial was erected in 1945 in the British Sector of West Berlin to commemorate the Soviet soldiers who fell during the war. In the background on the right hand side of the next photo you can The Reichstag, the German parliament building. A cannon and tank seemingly guard the monument, presumably from […]

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