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Glory Memorial in Kharkov

The majestic Glory Memorial was opened in the forest park in 1977. The complex was designed to perpetuate the immortality of the heroism of Soviet people in the war against Nazi fascism.

Glory Memorial in Kharkov

It was in the northern part of the city in a forest park, where the Nazis executed more than 10,000 Soviet partisans, prisoners of war, undergrounders and patriots, who did not want to surrender to the enemy.

Glory Memorial in Kharkov

The Memorial consists of three steles with cast banners that tell about the Kharkov heroes who bravely fought the enemy along with the Soviet people. There you can see the names of 186,306 Soviet heroes who fought for Kharkov, including the names of 230 Heroes of the Soviet Union, who were born in Kharkov.

Glory Memorial in Kharkov, Kharkov region, Ukraine

The largest and most magnificent stele is the center of the memorial complex that tells about the sufferings of all the Soviet people, their struggle and inexpressible feeling of victory. Nearby there is a monument to mother - Motherland. At the foot of the monument an eternal flame burns as a symbol of victory. On the gray granite there are carved gold letters that say that "Heroes do not die. They gain immortality and forever remain in our memory, our present and future achievements. Future generations owe their lives to them".

Glory Memorial in Kharkov, Kharkov region

Kharkov Memorial Complex was founded by a group of sculptures (M. Ovsiankin, V. Agibalov, J. Ryk), architects (I. Alferov, E. Cherkasova, and A. Maksimenko) and artist (S. Svetlorusova).

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