Memorial of World War II in Kazbegi (Stepantsminda)

 

Name: Memorial of World War II

Location: Kazbegi (Stepantsminda), Georgia

The memorial is devoted to the local soldiers, who died in the World War II. On the board it has inscribed date: 1941-1945 and names of the people.
On the top of the pillar the memorial has a Soviet symbol – a five-edge star.

 

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Hero Square in Gori

Name: Hero Square

Location: Gori, Georgia

The square is an unique place, which unites memorials related to the different political-ideological periods. It has several “layers”. Somehow each of them contradicts to others and it’s really amazing how these conflicting ideas/messages can co-exist on the same space. The site is located in the center of Gori, on the walking distance from Stalin Museum.  Continue reading “Hero Square in Gori”

Obelisk of World War II at Tbilisi State University

img_20161021_154405Name: Obelisk devoted to the fallen in the World War II

Location: Building I, Tbilisi state University, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Sculptor: Elguja Amashukeli

Architect: A. Jibladze

Opening date: 1978

The monument represents a pillar, with an eagle on the top. Below it has dates: 1941-1945.

Georgian-language inscription sounds as: “კლდეების მკერდზე გაზრდილო…” (“grown up on the chest of the cliffs…”). Other part of the text seems to be removed.

Memorial of Military Glory in Gurjaani

Memorial of Military Glory is located in Gurjaani, Georgia. Opening date symbolically coincided to the anniversary of Victory Day over Nacizm – May 9, 1978. The memorial is devoted to the victims of World War II.

The memorial represents a complex, which consists of the following parts:

  • Exhibition hall with the paintings and statues, which reflect various affairs of World War II. They belong to the artists and sculptors of Soviet period.

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The painting of Joseph Stalin with his mother – Ekaterine Jugashvili.

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Park of Eternal Glory to the Soldiers of The World War II in Kiev

The Park of Eternal Glory is situated in the center of Kiev, at the bank of the river Dnieper. It is a memorial complex devoted to the soldiers, who died in the World War II.

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This Glory Obelisk was installed in 1957. At the pedestal of the stela there is Grave of Unknown Soldier. Its height equals to 27 meters (88.6 ft).  Continue reading “Park of Eternal Glory to the Soldiers of The World War II in Kiev”