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Monument to soldiers of the Prussian war and the Soviet army






Memorial dedicated to soldiers of the Soviet Army is on the Olympic hill, the hill formerly known as bacilli. It was created in 1909 as a War Memorial, was to symbolize the victory of the Prussians over the French. On the pedestal of granite hits set 8 ton boulder, which fastened an eagle. In 1918 plaques with the names added sopocian who died during WWI. Today they are in the Star of the Sea Church Street Tadeusz Kosciuszko 19, because in 1945 also removed along with the eagle, and fastened to a boulder with a red star. underneath the inscription in Polish and Russian: Heroes of the liberation of Sopot. On the front wall of basalt plinth placed plaques with the names of 63 Soviet soldiers buried in the cemetery at the monument, which lies in a total of 646 casualties. They were mostly dead in Sopot military hospitals where the wounded were brought primarily from Gdansk, Sopot gdyx in the Red Army suffered losses duxych. Before the cemetery, as well as the road leading up the hill, erected concrete slabs with information about nekropolli in Polish and Russian.