Soviet WWII Memorial - Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sundevil1994
N 48° 44.106 E 019° 08.688
34U E 363590 N 5399669
Quick Description: A memorial to the Soviets that lost their lives liberating Slovakia from Nazi Germany
Location: Banskobystrický kraj, Slovakia
Date Posted: 9/6/2010 4:06:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM9N1C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 40

Long Description:
The granite obelisk is approximately 30 feet and stands in the city center plaza of Banská Bystrica as a memorial to the Soviet soldiers that died in the area during WWII.

It is possible that it is symbolic of a tomb of an unknown soldier.

The Slovak inscription on the side reads like a poem and is roughly translated as:

Hero
Soviet Army
fallen
for independence

Soviet Union
for the resurrection
Republic of Czechoslovakia


The Russian wording is unknown at this time.
Height: 30 feet

Illuminated: yes

Date Created/Placed: Not listed

Address: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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