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Memorial Complex Maarjamäe

This memorial complex was built in honor of the Soviet forces who fought the Germans in 1941. There are many memorials, including the alley of heroes with the names of Soviet units which fought against the Germans in Estonia during the Second World. Adjacent to the Maarjamae memorial complex is a WWII German war cemetery.

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Flickr (1) & Wikimedia Commons (2,3) & Tony Bowden (4,5)

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