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The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic , Lensk

The monument at school No. 1

Памятник погибшим учителям и ученикам школы №1
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The monument at school No. 1 of the city of Lensk which will be erected in honor of the teachers and pupils participating in the Great Patriotic War.

First on this place there was a simple board with an inscription, but there was a wish to immortalize adequately those who directly have left a school bench on the front. Teachers have organized a special teachers' meeting where have invited also pupils, and together decided that the school needs a new monument. Seniors have expressed desire to earn money for his construction that teachers have approved. School students began to work at scrap metal dealer, and together with them many teachers who then taught at school.

In 1975 on the central avenue of the school site was pitched a monument. The local population, veterans, teachers, school students has gathered for his opening, there have arrived even the military commissar's representatives. Carefully looked after a monument, bleached, painted, held about it school events, meetings on the Victory Day.

The monument costs the 41st year, but at his bottom flowers still lie, and it is the central place of celebration of solemn events. Tourist and information portal Yakutia /

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Address: The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Lensk district, Lensk city

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