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In mid-April 1945 before the Soviet Army was a task master Berlin. April 16 began the Berlin operation. April 25, Soviet troops surrounded and separated into two parts, the Berlin group of enemy troops. April 26 stormed Berlin. Until May 2 fierce fighting. On the night of May 9, Nazi Germany surrendered.

In Germany, the Soviet soldier was killed 101,961.


Monument to the Liberator Soldier in Treptow Park
Sculptor EP Vucetic, architect JB Belopolsky. Opened May 8, 1949. Height - 12 meters.

Memorial to Soviet soldiers in Tiergarten
Sculpture was opened in November 1945 on the site of a mass grave where lie the remains of soldiers who died during the storming of Berlin.
About 2, 5 thousand. Fallen soldiers.

Photo 1983, (?)

Monument to Soviet soldiers in Shenholtser Heide
Cemetery in the district of Pankow. Constructed in 1947-49. Buried 13,000 Soviet soldiers.

Seelow Heights



Soviet troops crossed the 17 July 1944 the Western Bug River, entered the territory of Poland. The liberation, together with units of the Polish Army of Poland from the Nazi invaders. The fighting Soviet troops for the liberation of Poland lasted about nine months. January 17, 1945 was liberated by Soviet and Polish troops Warsaw, Poland.

In 1944-45 in Poland lost 600,212 soldiers and officers of the Soviet Army. They are buried in the military cemetery 638. In Poland, is 561 monument to Soviet soldiers.


Cemetery mausoleum of Soviet soldiers
Buried approx. 21500 Soviet soldiers. Open May 9, 1950. Authors - Bohdan Lachert, Jerzy Jarnuszkiewicz, Stanislaw Lisowski. The obelisk - 35 m.

Monument to the Soviet-Polish brotherhood of arms
The monument on the corner of ul. Targowa Solidarity and alleys. Erected November 18, 1945. Authors - Stanislav Sykora, Stefan Momot, Jozef Trenarovsky, Jozef Gaza and Bogdan Lahert. The height of 6 meters.

Monument Park Skaryszewski
Established in memory of the 26 Soviet soldiers who died on September 10-15, 1944 in the battle for Rhonda Washington. In 1968, the remains of dead soldiers were transferred to the Cemetery of Soviet soldiers (on the Walk Tsvirka).


A monument to Soviet soldiers

It is proposed to remove the monument from the square, replacing it with a monument to Ronald Reagan.


September 8, 1944 Soviet troops launched an offensive on the territory of Czechoslovakia. 6 October the 38th Army and the Czechoslovak Corps captured the Dukla Pass. From September 1944 to May 1945 there was fighting units of the Soviet Army, the 1st Czechoslovak Corps, supported by Slovak, Czech and Soviet partisans in the Czechoslovak soil against the Nazi occupiers. The final battle for the liberation of Czechoslovakia on May 9, 1945, when Soviet tanks stormed the streets of the capital of the Czechoslovak and freed to fight on the barricades of Prague.

With the liberation of Czechoslovakia killed 139,918 Soviet soldiers. The Czech Republic and Slovakia (prior to 1993 were united state) is 57 monuments to Soviet liberators.


A monument to Soviet soldiers who died for freedom and the Independence of Czechoslovakia
Built on Olshansky cemetery.



Memorial cemetery and monument on Mount Slavin
Buried 6845 Soviet Army soldiers who died during the liberation of the city. Height Stella - 39, 5 m. Alexandra Trizulyaka.

Dukla Pass


In September 1944, the Soviet Army came to the borders of Yugoslavia. October 20, 1944 after fierce fighting was liberated capital city Belgrade Yugoslavia.

7995 Soviet soldiers killed during the liberation of Yugoslavia.


Monument to the Liberators of Belgrade in 1944
On Memorial Cemetery liberators ashes of 976 soldiers and officers of the Red Army and Yugoslav partisans in 2944, who died in 1944 during the six days of fierce fighting for Belgrade.

Monument to the Heroic sons of the Soviet people



Monument of the Soviet Army


September 8, 1944 troops of the 3rd Ukrainian Front crossed the Romanian-Bulgarian border. In the liberation of Bulgaria also participated Black Sea Fleet and the Danube Flotilla. The Bulgarian army offered no resistance. 15 September Bulgaria declared war on Germany.

In Bulgaria, killing 977 Soviet soldiers.


Monument to Soviet soldier-liberator "Alyosha»
Monument opened in 1954. The authors of the monument - sculptor V. Radoslavov, A. Zankov, G. Kotsev, J. Topalov, architects B. Markov, I. Tsvetanov, N. Marangazov. Height - 17 meters. Installed on the mountain Bunardzhik which is also called the Liberators hill, where 130 years ago the monument was erected in honor of the Russian soldiers of Tsar Alexander II, who liberated Bulgaria from the Turks in the war of 1877-1878.


Monument to the Soviet Army
The monument was erected in 1954. Sculptors and Architects: Mara Georgieva, Vasco Emanuilova, Ivan Lazarev, Ivan Funev, Lubomir Dalchev and others.


Monument to Soviet soldiers


In late September 1944, Soviet troops reached the borders of Hungary. September 26 was released the first Hungarian town of Mako. Hungary continued fighting for nearly six months. April 4, 1945 in Hungary was completely liberated.

On Hungarian soil killed 140,004 Soviet soldiers. According to some reports, there were only about 940 monuments to Soviet soldiers.


Monument to Soviet Army soldiers
Located on Freedom Square

Statue Park
In the nineties, here, in a specially designed open-air museum, it'll take a large number of Soviet-era statues, including a monument to Soviet soldiers memorial of Liberty on Gellért Hill.


On the night of March 26, 1944, Soviet troops crossed the Prut River, began the liberation of Romania. In August 1944, Romania entered the war on the side of Hitler's block, and turned against Nazi Germany.

In this country during World War II killed 68,993 of our soldiers, are buried in the military cemetery memorial 160 52,835 people.


Military cemetery in the park Herestreu

(Photo 1960). The monument was unveiled in 1945. Author - Romanian sculptor K. Baraski. This monument is located in the city center, at Victory Square, near the residence of the Romanian government. In the late 80s, by the decision of the Romanian authorities and under the pretext of subway construction in Bucharest, it was moved a few hundred meters on the road Kiselyov, in a small square. That has caused tension between the Soviet embassy and authorities. In 1991, after the anti-communist revolution, the monument was subjected to vandalism. As a result, the monument was moved to a military cemetery where many Soviet soldiers. Pedestal near the monument is gone, he is on the ground, among the graves.

Baia Mare

Monument to Soviet soldiers


April 13, Soviet troops entered the Austrian capital Vienna.

In Austria, the war killed 26,006 Soviet soldiers.


Monument to Soviet soldiers
On the square Schwarzenbergplatz. The monument was opened August 19, 1945 The monument - architect Yakovlev, sculptor M. Intizaryan.

Central Cemetery


October 18, 1944, Soviet troops under the agreement the governments of the USSR, USA, UK and Norway joined on Norwegian territory. In September 1945, fulfilling its mission of liberation, the Soviet troops left the territory of Norway.

Here died 3436 Soviet soldiers.


Monument to Soviet soldiers



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