Soviet War Memorial or Sowjetisches Ehrenmal, erected 1945 after the Battle of Berlin by the Soviets to commemorate their war dead (the Russian army lost 80,000 soldiers in April and May 1945 in Berlin), in the Grosser Tiergarten Park, Berlin, Germany. The memorial was designed by Mikhail Gorvits and is a large stoa with a massive statue of a Soviet soldier. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Soviet War Memorial or Sowjetisches Ehrenmal, erected 1945 after the Battle of Berlin by the Soviets to commemorate their war dead (the Russian army lost 80,000 soldiers in April and May 1945 in Berlin), in the Grosser Tiergarten Park, Berlin, Germany. The memorial was designed by Mikhail Gorvits and is a large stoa with a massive statue of a Soviet soldier. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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