Glory Memorial

Location: Vinnytsia (Vinnytsya), Ukraine

Completed: 1958

ArchitectsV. Seszanyuk (architect) and Y. Kulikenko (sculptor) 

Alternative nameMonument to the Soldiers-Liberators

GenreWar memorial, Soviet memorial, former USSR

The memorial commemorates both soldiers and civilians who fell during the October Revolution (1917), the Russian Civil War (1917-1923), and the Great Patriotic War (World War II) (1941-1945). The ashes of 79 Red Army soldiers are buried at the location and the names of 6486 Vinnytsia residents who perished during World War II are engraved on the walls behind the main monument, which depicts a soldier from each of the three conflicts.

Glory Memorial Vinnytsia (Vinnytsya) Ukraine-2

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