Monument to Fallen Jewish People on March 2, 1942, Minsk

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At Monument to Fallen Jewish People on March 2, 1942, see the bronze sculptures representing Jewish prisoners who descended a slope to their deaths in a pit. Artists Leonid Levin and Elsa Polak created the layout for this sculptural group of 27 figures in 2000. Look for the figures of a violinist, children, and a pregnant woman. The inscription on the obelisk commemorates the 5,000 victims of Nazi terror who were shot and burned on the site on March 2, 1942. The reconstruction of the memorial took eight years because all the work was done by hand. PutMonument to Fallen Jewish People on March 2, 1942 into our Minsk itinerary website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This is a memorial for the 5000 or so Jewish people who were shot by the Nazis from the nearby ghetto in 1942. Yama means Pit. A heartbreaking sculpture representing the varied victims runs parallel.....  more »
  • First, if you want to visit this small memorial you'll have problems finding it. It's in a residential area, totally encircled with apartment blocks, near the Yubileni hotel. Second, there's nothing.....  more »

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