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Afghanistan 1979-1989 War Memorial

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for those who died

a small but significant monument for those who lost their lives in the afganistan conflict - take a... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
markelders
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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This monument reflects very well the tragedy of the young men sent to kill and die in Afghanistan... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
Ana-Maria B
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Nov 1, 2017
“for those who died”
Nov 11, 2016
“Quite place”
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

a small but significant monument for those who lost their lives in the afganistan conflict - take a few moments if you are in the area.

Thank markelders
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Once you will be in Lavra, you can come to this memorial, which is across of street. It is a quite place to sit and to rest. The memorial reminds the not so far history of the country and the USSR.

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

This monument reflects very well the tragedy of the young men sent to kill and die in Afghanistan. I am now reading a collection of memories belonging to former soldiers and they are both chilling and tragic. The monument is in a quiet place near...More

Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Back then, we were on very different sides. Still, young men go out to die for corrupt old politicians telling tales of honor, duty, and country. Regardless of politics, we all remember those who came before us but never made it home. We may go...More

Thank dutemplar
Reviewed 7 January 2015

this was not a place for the friendly folk, everywhere you go you hear gun shots, explosions, and Taliban just ruin your day of seeing these wonderful masterpieces although it was rather interesting to read all

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Reviewed 25 July 2012

We happened across this monument as we left the Pechersk Lavra (Caves monestaries) heading for the Museum of the Great patriotic war. It's on the opposite side of the road to the monestaries, on the RHS as you head towards the museum. A statue of...More

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