This memorial is dedicated to the Russian seamen who fell during the defence of Odessa (1941) and the liberation of this city in April 1944. There is also a 'heroes alley' with the graves of former commander in chief of the defence of Odessa in 1941: Admiral Gabriel Vasilievich Zhukov and the Heroes of the Soviet Union: Michael Astashkin (1908-1942) en Vitaly Topolsky (1918-1942). There are also a number of mass graves located here with the remains of the defenders and liberators of Odessa.
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- Text: Kaj Metz
- Photos: Koos Winkelman