Monument to the Liberators of the City
Location: Tiraspol, Transnistria
Architects: Ya.G. Druzhinin and I.D. Voronikhin
Alternative names: Memorial for the 25th anniversary of the City Liberation from Nazi invaders and Monument to the Soldiers-Liberators of the 37th Army
Genre: War memorial, Soviet monument, former USSR
During the Great Patriotic War (World War II), Tiraspol was retaken from Axis forces by soldiers of the 57th and 82nd Rifle Divisions of the Soviet 37th Army. The offensive took place on the evening of the 12th April 1944 and the monument was unveiled to mark the 25th anniversary of that occasion.
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