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Soldaten an der Elbe

Schlossstr. 19, 04860 Torgau, Saxony, Germany
+49 3421 70140
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Unassuming but important in history

This is the spot where the forces of the first Ukrainian front met up with the American forces in... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Sharon M
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Abingdon, Maryland
Unassuming Monument

An unassuming monument commemorating an important historical moment. Loved the ginger cat sitting... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
JoycelynK
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Hockessin, Delaware
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  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
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15 Jun 2017
“Unassuming but important in history”
27 Aug 2016
“Unassuming Monument”
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Schlossstr. 19, 04860 Torgau, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is the spot where the forces of the first Ukrainian front met up with the American forces in April 1945. This is a spot most likely not mentioned in the history books. I certainly was not aware of this but it is important nonetheless....More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

An unassuming monument commemorating an important historical moment. Loved the ginger cat sitting on the monument who refused to be intimidated by the approximately 60 tourists surrounding him.

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Rocked up on a drive through. Found the flags n commemorative plaques on the far bank by the Nazi war prison (ghastly place by all accounts) and the Soviet memorials on the town side. That was it sadly. Thumbs up to the advice from the...More

Thank Jason C
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Reviewed 15 October 2014

In "The Soldiers on the Elbe" exhibition you can see 50 big photos from 1945 when the US and Soviet Red Army met by Torgau: the fact that made the town famous and inspired life-changing events for e.g. Joe Polowski. You can pick up an...More

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