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A very powerful memorial to the brave polish fighters who battled the Nazis in Warsaw during WWII. We wondered why some of the fighters were wearing nazi helmets and nazi uniforms. Our guide explained the the Polish fighters were poorly equipped and took equipment from...More
There are two parts to this Monument, and both have been well designed and sculptured in bronze to a height of 35ft. What a fitting tribute to those who fought for freedom in a City that has been ravaged by war.
A memorial to the Polish people who fought the might of the German army here in WW2. Ill equipped as they were they held out for some time, but the Germans’ superior weaponry triumphed. The large bronze statues portray their heroic stand. Not as moving...More
This monument is found in front of the Jewish Museum . It was constructed of material that were melted down from a previous monument celebrating the oppressors. How ironic ! Now it honors people who had lost their lives in an uprising against Nazi occupation...More
This monument has been erected to commemorate the hundreds who died to win back Warsaw from the Nazis. There is a fire which is kept permanently lit and behind this is a plaque commemorating all the countries who helped.
The grand monument was created in the Soviet era in the spirit of "socialist realism",
and it practically speaks for itself..
The fighters emerge in order to launch a desparate attack, as their beloved city is collapsing over their heads.
Each figure tells a different...More