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For the modern-history buff!!!

WWII - in Estonia. ! In 1944 fierce fighting took place between retreating german forces and the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2014
Preben K
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Stockholm, Sweden
A gem for history enthusiasts in Eastern Estonia

For people in Western Europe, WWII is a clear black/white, good v evil war. In Eastern Europe... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
jblynam
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4 Aug 2018
“A gem for history enthusiasts in Eastern Estonia”
15 Apr 2017
“The war history is remembered”
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Sinimaed have been a visible landmarkfor navigators for a long time. For soldiers it has been a fighting arena. Today You can see a partially restored trench line in Tornimae and a monument, establised to honor those who died fighting in the battles...more
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Roheline tn 19D | Sinimäe, Vaivara, Estonia
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

For people in Western Europe, WWII is a clear black/white, good v evil war. In Eastern Europe however it was far more nuanced. Thousands of Estonians died fighting in German uniforms while thousands more died in Soviet uniforms. Both groups were fighting for Estonian independence....More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

The museum and its surrounding area is about the important battles during the II World War called battles at Sinimäed. The guide will share the stories of soldiers and fights so that you can really imagine being part of them. It is suggested to do...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2014

WWII - in Estonia. ! In 1944 fierce fighting took place between retreating german forces and the Red Army. App. 22000 germans troops ( among them both danish, norwegian and Swedish voluntiers) held off app. 135000 red army troops. Visit the little museum (which isn´t...More

1  Thank Preben K
Reviewed 2 July 2014

The museum itself may not seem like much. But the people who runs it is the REAL attraction. Very interested in their field, and knowledgeable. And very interested in talking about the history of the area and Estonia in general. Loved it.

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