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Piemineklis 'Liepājas Aizstavjiem 1941'

Monument to Defenders of Liepāja 1941

Egons Zvirbulis & Vasīlijs Liekne
1960

Liepāja /  Piemineklis 'Liepājas Aizstavjiem 1941'   Liepāja /  Piemineklis 'Liepājas Aizstavjiem 1941'

Description

Bronze sculpture of two freedom fighters and a woman.
The monument is dedicated to those who fought against the invading Nazi Army in June of 1941.
The architect of the monument is Jānis Līcis. The designer was Vasīlijs Liekne and the sculptor Egons Zvirbulis.

Inscription(s)

liepājas
aizstavjiem
защитникам
лиепаи

1941 23·vi–29·vi

To the defenders
of Liepāja

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Location (N 56°30'49" - E 21°0'55")

Item Code: lv106; Photograph: 16 July 2013
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