Monument to the Battle of Bash-Aparan

Location: Aparan, Armenia

Completed: 1979

Architect: Rafael Israelyan

Genre: War memorial, Soviet monument, former USSR

The monument commemorates the Battle of Bash-Aparan, which took place between 21st and 29th May 1918 and was one of three decisive Armenian victories during World War I that halted the Ottoman/Turkish invasion of Eastern Armenia. The other two important battles took place at Karakilisa (25-28 May 1918) and Sardarapat (22-29 May 1918).

Monument to the Battle of Bash-Aparan in Aparan, Armenia | War memorial | Soviet monument | former USSR

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