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  • The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Moscow
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier commemorates the soldiers of the Soviet Army who perished at the front during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.The memorial was erected under the supervision of architects D.Burdin, V.Klimov and Yu.Rabayev. The sculptor was V.Tomsky. On the black graniteslab burns the "eternal flame of glory". The inscription reads:
Your name is unknown
but your deed is eternal

The porphyry blocks, beside which the guard of honourstands, contain earth from the cities which were awarded the designation"hero city" after the Second World War.

Address: Aleksandrovsky garden
Directions: Red sq
metro - Ohotnui ryad

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  • Updated Oct 8, 2010
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