Soviet War Memorial, Tiergarten, Berlin

This is the Soviet War Memorial in Tiergarten, Berlin. The inscription on the side of the memorial reads: Eternal glory to heroes who fell in the struggle against the German fascist invaders for the freedom and independence of the Soviet Union The memorial consists of a semi-circular set of arches and is topped with a bronze Russian soldier. It’s also flanked by what are supposedly the first two Red Army tanks to enter the city in 1945 (you can just make them out at either side of the bottom of our thumbnail). This memorial is just one of…

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