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Berlin Soviet War Memorial Treptower (#2672)

Berlin Soviet War Memorial Treptower  (#2672)
The statue (12 meters tall) of the soldier breaking a swastika with a sword. The statue is based on a Soviet solder who risked his life to save a German girl in the final days of the siege.

Sources: Placard in the park (see #2687) and Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_War_Memorial_(Treptower_Park)

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David Goulart
David Goulart
so its true then. the soviet soldiers were supermen, defeating the wehrmacht with broad swords, while saving and succoring german orphans.
2 years ago.
Don Barrett (aka DBs… has replied to David Goulart
'saving and succoring', like that.....hmmm -- übermensch in a collective culture, sounds like a contradiction.
2 years ago. Edited 2 years ago.