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Heroic Defence of Odessa Museum

This museum is part of the war memorial complex at Odessa, which is dedicated to the defence of this port city between 8 August and 16 October 1941. There are a number of (hand)weapons, personal belongings, photos, awards and documents on display. The museum is also dedicated to the 411th coastal battery and its history. This battery is also part of the memorial complex.

For current visiting hours, please contact the museum.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Koos Winkelman