Belarus town plans Centenary memorial

Posted on on 03 December 2013
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The Belarus Telegraph Agency reports that a memorial park and a series of sculptures are planned in the town of Smorgon to mark the First World War Centenary.

Smorgon, close to the modern day border with Lithuania, was the scene of fighting between German and Russian forces on the Eastern Front  from September 1915 to February 1918.

The town will also host an international commemorative meeting in July 2014 as part of a national plan of events to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the war.

To read the full report, visit the Belarusian Telegraph Agency website here.

Date of report publication: 02/12/2013

Images courtesy of Belarusian Telegraph Agency website

Posted by: Peter Alhadeff, Centenary News