Dobele

Dobele Liberation Monument

Dobele Liberation Monument

This monument to the liberator, designed by the outstanding sculptor Karlis Zemdega, had a tragic history. It was first discovered in 1940 and destroyed 10 years later by order of the Soviet government. The monument was renovated thanks to donations from local residents and reopened in 1996.

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The original monument to the Liberation of Dobele by sculptor Karlis Zemdega was inaugurated on June 9, 1940, shortly before the occupation of Latvia. The monument was dedicated to the soldiers who died in the First World War and in the Latvian battles for freedom.

The Dobele Liberation Monument has become a national symbol of Dobele citizens. All important events and anniversaries of the Latvian state are celebrated on this monument.

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March 29, 2024

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