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Otrā pasaules kara memoriāls

World War II Memorial

Dedicated to the nine heroes of the Soviet Union in memory of fallen releasing Jēkabpils district of the German troops
Ļevs Bukovskis
1976

Jēkabpils /  Otrā pasaules kara memoriāls

Description

Large monument with ten columns on two sides of a square. The first colums has the explaining texts. The nine other colums have relief portraits and medals of the nine liberators of Jēkabpils. On the square is a flat stone with a relief map of the region. Originally, in the center of the square was a large head of Lenin.

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par godu 25. gadadienai kops padomju tautas uzvaras
lielajā tēvijas karā parks nosaukt padomju armijas vārdā.
в честь 25ой годовщины победы советского народа в великой
отечественной войне парк назван именем советской армии
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet people
in Great Patriotic War this park was called after the Soviet Army.

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The nine portrait columns:

  1. Mikhail Ivanovich Budenkov - Михаил Иванович Буденков (Slavchevo, Melenkovsky District 1919 - Melenki, Vladimir Oblast 1995), First Lieutenant of the Red Army
    (Wikipedia).
  2. Emanuel Davidovich Gottlieb - Эммануил Давидович Готлиб (Kremenchuk, Ukraina 1908 - Kharkov 1991), major, deputy commander of the 1336th Infantry Regiment, 319th Infantry Division, 22th Army of the 2nd Baltic Front , Major (Wikipedia) - The Jekabpils memorial is on his tombstone (click here).
  3. Aleksandr Fedorovich Gusev - Александр Фёдорович Гусев (Semchino, Ryazan 1911 - Ryazan 1988) Sergeant of the Red Army (Wikipedia)
  4. Andrey Ivanovich Mirskov - Андрей Иванович Мирсков (Verkhniy Katav, Chelyabinsk 1909 - Katav-Ivanovsk 1954) Lieutenant,commander of the 576th Infantry Regiment, 115th Infantry Division Chelm 22th Army of the 2nd Baltic Front.
  5. Evgeny Antonovich Moysykh - Евгений Антонович Мойзых (Germskovo, Lublin, Poland 1903 - near Aiviekste river, Latvia 1944) senior lieutenant, machine-gun platoon commander in 1336th Infantry Regiment (319th Infantry Division, 22th Army, 2nd Baltic Front).
  6. Mikhail Ivanovich Orlov - Михаил Иванович Орлов (Akminsale, Latvia 1918 - Mezhare, Jēkabpils, Latvia 1944) Guard Captain, commander of the 4th Infantry Company of the 125th Guards Rifle Regiment (43rd Latvian Guards Rifle Division, 22th Army, 2nd Baltic Front) (Wikipedia)
  7. Zahars Osjagins
    (not on the Russian warheroes site)
  8. Otomārs Oškalns - Отомар Петрович Ошкалнс (Kayvesmuzha, Cēsis, Latvia 1904 - Riga 1947) Member of guerrilla warfare in the territory of Latvia, member of the Task Force of the Central Committee of Latvia on the organization of the guerrilla movement, commissar and commander of the Latvian partisan brigade (Wikipedia)
  9. Stepan Vasilevich Petrenko - Степан Васильевич Петренко (Zaderievka village, Repkinsky district, Chernihiv region 1922 - id. 1986) Guard Sergeant, Sniper 59th Guards Rifle Regiment, 21th Guards Rifle Division of the 3rd Shock Army of the 2nd Baltic Front (Wikipedia)
(Biographies also on the Russian warheroes site (Герои страны)

Inscription(s)

On the first column:
екабпилс освобожден от фашистских
захватчиков 8-9 августа 1944 года войсками
22 армии 2-го прибалтийского фронта и
4 ударной армии 1-го прибалтийского фронта
за героизм и мужество проявленные в боях
и подвиги совершенные при освобождении
района, присвоено звание героя советского
союза:

буденкоу михаилу ивановичу
готлибу эммануилу давидовичу
гусеву александру федоровичу
мирскому андрею ивановичу
мойзых евгению антоновичу
орлову михаилу ивановичу
осягину захару максимовичу
ошкалну отомару петровичу
петренко степану васильевичу

jēkabpili
no fašistiskajiem
iebrucējiem
1944. gada 8-9. augustā
atbrīvoja
2. baltijas frontes
22. armijas un
1. baltijas frontes
4. triecienarmijas
dalas.
par kaujē parēdito varonību
vīriskību un varondarbiem
rajona atbrīvošanē pieūkirts
padomju davienības varona
nosaukums:

mihailam budenkovam
emanuilam gotlībam
aleksandram gusevam
andrejam mirskovam
jevgenijam moiziham
mihailam orlovam
zaharam osjaginam
otomāram oūķalnam
stepanam petrenko

Jēkabpils liberated from Nazi
invaders on August 8-9, 1944, by the
22nd Army of the 2nd Baltic Front and the
4 Shock Army of the 1st Baltic Front.
For heroism and bravery shown in combat
and deeds committed during the liberation
of the region, was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet
Union to:
Mikhail Ivanovich Budenkov
Emanuel Davidovich Gottlieb
Aleksandr Fedorovich Gusev
Andrey Ivanovich Mirskov
Evgeny Antonovich Moysykh
Mikhail Ivanovich Orlov
Zahars Osjagins
Otomārs Oškalns
Stepan Vasilevich Petrenko

Annotation

The architect of the monument is Gūnars Asaris.

Jēkabpils - Otrā pasaules kara memoriāls

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Gottlieb, Emanuel Davidovich
  • Gusev, Aleksandr Fedorovich
  • Mirskov, Andrey Ivanovich
  • Moysykh, Evgeny Antonovich
  • Orlov, Mikhail Ivanovich
  • Osjagins, Zahars
  • Oškalns, Otomārs
  • Petrenko, Stepan Vasilevich
  • Soldier
  • War Memorial (Latvia)
  • Location (N 56°30'23" - E 25°51'46")

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