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Mass Grave Soviet Soldiers Borshchiv

This mass grave contains the remains of 85 Red Army soldiers and officers who fell in September 1941. A figure of a Soviet soldiers is placed on the grave and there are also three commemorative plaque. The text on the first two plaques reads:

"For 85 unknown Soviet soldiers and officers who fell during heavy fighting for the village Veselunivka in the rayon Barysjivka in September 1941. Established on 22 June 2006."


Eternal memory to the brave defenders of the city Kiev who fell in the battle agains the German-fascist agressors on the left bank of the Dnjepr in September 1941."

The third plaque holds the names of the victims buried here.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Auke de Vlieger