Monument to the Fallen Partisans

Location: Buzludzha, Bulgaria

Completed: 1961

Architects: Ivan Tatarov (architect), Stella Raynova and Ivan Ivanov (sculptors)

Alternative name: Monument to the Three Killed Guerrillas of the Gabrovo-Sevlievo Detachment

Genre: Socialist monument, former Eastern Bloc

The Gabrovo-Sevlievo Detachment was a partisan unit in Bulgaria during World War II. They carried out numerous acts of sabotage against the fascist forces during the course of the war, including an ambush attack on Buzludzha Peak towards the end of January 1944 in which three of the partisans were killed by the enemy. More information about the Monument to the Fallen Partisans.

Monument to the Fallen Partisans (Monument to the Three Killed Guerrillas of the Gabrovo-Sevlievo Detachment) on Buzludzha | Socialist monument | former Eastern Bloc

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