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Kursk Oblast , Molotychi

The Monument «Angel of Peace»

The «Angel of Peace» monument was opened on May 7, 2015. The monument is a 35-metre column topped with an 8-metre sculpture of angel. The construction of the monument was funded by Moscow Regional Public Organization «Kursk Zemlyachectvo» (Assosiation of Kursk Citizens).

The «Angel of Peace» monument is one of the main objects of the memorial complex «The Northern Face of the Battle of Kursk» located on the site of the 70th NKVD Army Command Post. The army supported by other military forces, defended Olkhovatskie, Teplovskie and Molotychevskie heights. More than 40 thousand of Red Army soldiers were killed here, fighting for the strategic heights. During the military operation in the territory Ponyrovsky District, the title of «Hero of the Soviet Union» was awarded to 34 people, 19 of them posthumously.

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Address: Kursk Oblast, Fatezhsky District, Molotychi

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