Monument to the Tank Guardsmen



ID number:
01278
Title:
Monument to the Tank Guardsmen
City:
Description:
Image description is temporarily available only in: Ukrainian
Subject:
Monument to the Tank Guards
Creator:
I. Masko
Publisher:
Ukrfoto, Kyiv
Date:
1950-1961
Format:
90х140 mm
Copyright:
Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Collection:
Category:
Technique:
Inscriptions:
On reverse:
In Ukrainian:
Львів. Пам'ятник танкістам.
№183 Київ, фабрика масового фотодруку тресту "Укрфото"
Ціна 65 коп.

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The monument was a typical example of the Soviet marking of the public space with military symbols. It was established in 1945 on the main highway leading to the city from the east. In the early 1990s the tank was removed; a few years later the pedestal was dismantled as well.