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Rocked up on a drive through. Found the flags n commemorative plaques on the far bank by the Nazi... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2016
I3949JRjasonc
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Tiny (free-of-charge) exhibition to remember in Torgau

In "The Soldiers on the Elbe" exhibition you can see 50 big photos from 1945 when the US and Soviet... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2014
Drazsika
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Budapest
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Schlossstr. 19, 04860 Torgau, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

The tall sandstone monument on Elbestrasse was not far from where Viking docked their ship on the Elbe River. I think the memorial was a Russian construction as it had Russian inscriptions on its sandstone surfaces and English on a granite plaque underneath. It was...More

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Reviewed June 15, 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

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Reviewed August 27, 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 August 4, 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

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Reviewed October 14, 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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