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Monument "Kardas" ("The Sword")
Koordinatės: 55.71725079594866, 21.13680061797072 Objekto adresas: Opposite Simono Daukanto st. 35, Klaipeda, Lithuania Savivaldybė: Klaipeda
The graves of soviet soldiers, who died in Klaipeda and its surroundings at the end of the Second World War, nestled to the old cemetery from the north-west side. In 1975 there was unveiled monument. The authors of the monument – architect Petras Šadauskas and sculptor Rimantas Daugintis. Monument rises high in the sky – between the two shields there is overhung the lowered sword, which handle is crowned with wreath of oak leaves. In front of the monument – Eternal Flame; behind it the names of dead soldiers are carved in granite panel. In 1980 monument was supplemented by composition, created by sculptor R. Daugintis.
Submitted: Klaipėdos apskrities viešoji I.Simonaitytės biblioteka | http://www.klavb.lt/lt/
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