Articles / "Partisans' Glory", monument, the

"Partisans' Glory", monument, the

Subject / Architecture/Sculpture, monuments, memorials

The monument "Partisans' Glory" is located at the 135th km of Kiyev Road nearby the entry into the town of Luga. It was opened on May 10. 1975. The memorial devoted to the memory of perished partisans who fought against fashists in the Luga district during World War II. It symbolized the battle brotherhood of partisans of the Leningrad, Pskov and Novgorod regions. The authors of the architectural and sculptural complex are the architect V.B. Bukhayev, sculptors V.I. Bazhinov, V.E. Gorevoy, S.A. Kubasov and V.I. Neimark. In 1978 they were awarded with the State Prise of the RSFSR for creating the complex. The granite stele with the height more then 20 metres and bronze statue of a woman-warrior with a sword raised to the sky are included in the monument composition. Now the monument is opened after restoration works.

Karpenko, Irina Aleksandrovna

Bazhinov, Victor Ivanovich
Bukhaev, Vyacheslav Borisovich
Gorevoy, Vladimir Emilyevich
Kubasov, Sergey Anatolyevich
Neymark, V.I.

Topographical landmarks/Kievskoye Shosse (Kiev Highway)
Leningrad Oblast, the/Luga District/Luga Town

Гумницкий Л.Б. Партизанской славе. Величественный монумент близ Луги // Архитектура и строительство Ленинграда. 1975. №5, 33-34
Достопримечательности Ленинградской области / Сост. И.А.Орлова. Л., 1977., 305-306

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