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IS-2 Heavy Tank Siekierki

This IS-2 heavy tank belonged to the Polish 4th Independent Heavy Tank Regiment which fought here between 16 and 20 April 1945. The tank stands near the war cemetery of Siekierki, where approximately 2,000 fallen Polish soldiers and officers are buried.

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