Memorial to Students and Teachers who died in the Great Patriotic War

Location: Tiraspol, Transnistria

Completed: 1978

Architect: R. Derbentsev

Genre: Soviet memorial, former USSR

The monument remembers the many teachers, staff and students from the Transnistrian State University who were active during the Great Patriotic War (World War II), a number of whom lost their lives during the conflict. The inscription at the base of the memorial reads “For students and teachers who fell in battles for the Motherland. With a grateful memory. Komsomol members of the Institute”. Komsomol is a common name for the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League.

Memorial to Students and Teachers who died in the Great Patriotic War in Tiraspol, Transnistria | Soviet memorial | former USSR

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