[Photo Journal] Slavin War Memorial and Cemetery in Slovakia

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Myra here.

We are excited to share photographs every Tuesday from our recent or long-ago travels, or just everyday stuff that appealed to our mindful eye and sharp sensibilities as captured through fleeting images.

Slavin War Memorial and Cemetery in Slovakia

These pictures were taken when I was in Bratislava back in 2013.

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Welcoming the Soviet Army

In honour of the soldiers of the Soviet Army who were killed in deliverance of Bratislava during the Second World War (source: Wikipedia)

Floral Wreaths for the Dead and a Banner to welcome those who came home alive.

A few of the gravestones of 6,845 Soviet soldiers who fell while liberating Bratislava.

Beautiful monument.

The place was peaceful and thick with echoes of uprising, resistance, and the taste of battle.

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Princess Elizabeth of Hungary who gave all her money to the poor when her husband died.

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National Cultural Monument of Bratislava.

1 Comment on [Photo Journal] Slavin War Memorial and Cemetery in Slovakia

  1. That’s an intriguing graveyard – with a fascinating history!

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