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Ukraine, Kiev

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Ukraine, Kiev
While in Ukraine I made a stop at The National Museum of the Great Patriotic War. This is a memorial complex is a reminder of the German-Soviet War that took place in the southern outskirts of Kiev between the years of 1941 and 1945 which occurred on the picture perfect hills on the bank of the Dnieper River.The National Museum of the Great Patriotic War is one of the largest museums in Ukraine. This museum has over 300 exhibits which all surround a 62-meter tall statue called the Motherland. The Memorial hall of the Museum has plaques with the names of more than 11,600 soldiers and over 200 workers of the home-front honored during the war. My next stop in the Ukraine was in the city of Odessa. While here i took a visit to the Jewish Museum of Odessa. This was not even opened to the public in November of 2002. The tiny museum is located in just an apartment. This museum is filled with stuff donated by Ukrainian Jews who wanted to give us an idea of what life was like in Odessa for the Jewish people living there.

Posted by Alex94 12:22 Archived in Ukraine

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