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    The German War Cemetery in Narva

    At the German War Cemetery in Narva, not only German soldiers have their final rest. We also find some volunteers from Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Danmark, Estonia and even a few Russian’s fighting for the Axis. I had a walk here trough this, nowadays, calm place. More

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    Victory Square in Minsk – A True Victory Monument

    Minsk Victory Square is one of the capital’s most interesting spots. It’s a perfect place to start your Minsk city tour, and if you do, it will be in the heart of the historic center of Minsk. More

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    The T-34 Battle Monument At Siivertsi

    T-34 tank monuments aren’t rare in the former Eastern Bloc, and of course, Estonia got its share. This is the short story behind one of them, the T-34 monument at Siivertsi, in eastern Estonia. More

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    Escapes From Colditz Castle – Like In The Movies

    Colditz, a former mental hospital and Renaissance castle in German Saxony, was during the Second World War a scene was several spectacular escape attempts were made. The castle was a prison camp. More

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    The Soviet Victory Monument In Berlin And Its Secrets

    The Soviet victory monument in Berlin is hard to miss. But how many know about its background and secrets? Think about this when you visit Soviet’s biggest victory monument in what would become the world’s capital city. More

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    Women’s Concentration Camp Ravensbrück

    In the Second World War’s concentration camps, men and women were often separated. Ravensbrück was no exception. Through the camp gates, 132,000 women passed through. More

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    8000 Escaped From Second World War To A Small Swedish Village

    When World War II was at its worst phase in Europe, thousands of war refugees ended up in the small village Doverstorp outside Finspång in Sweden. The place was planned to be a shelter for inhabitants of the big city Norrköping, but instead became larger than a smaller Swedish city – and then disappeared almost […] More

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    The Victory Monument In Bratislava With Six Mass Graves

    In Bratislava, as in other former Soviet states, there is a prominent monument to the victory of the Second World War. In Bratislava, the monument “Slavin” dominates the city’s silhouette and nearly 7000 Soviet soldiers are buried here. More

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    The War Cemetery In Saldus With 22,000 Graves

    In the Latvian city of Saldus lies one of the largest German soldiers cemeteries outside of Germany. It’s also the largest war cemetery in the Baltic States. There are almost 25,000 German soldiers, mostly from World War II. More

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