“We remember you!”: the poles lit thousands of candles at the monuments to the red army

«Мы помним вас!»: поляки зажгли тысячи свечей у памятников красноармейцам

The sea of hot candles at the monument to Soviet soldiers in Elblag. Illustration: facebook.com/mglockPolish citizens today, November 2, the mass is placed in social networks pictures of lighted candles at the monument to Soviet soldiers, who saved Poland from destruction as a nation.

The first of November in Poland is traditionally commemorated the dead. Today, Facebook was filled with photographs from ordinary poles, who lit memorial lamps at the monument of the red army. Here are just some of the messages.

Sebastian Rajniak:

“The inhabitants of Tarnów remember! Here lie the soldiers who fell in battle with Germany in Brest and Tarnów County in 1945.”

«Мы помним вас!»: поляки зажгли тысячи свечей у памятников красноармейцам

Red army monument in Delhi.Bozena Jaworska-Alexandrovich:
“So ordinary people in Poland commemorated the victims of the red army. In a cemetery in the town of Kościan”.

«Мы помним вас!»: поляки зажгли тысячи свечей у памятников красноармейцам

Red army monument in the city of Kościan/Michael Glock:

“Traditionally in the evening I went to the cemetery November 1, 2019”.

«Мы помним вас!»: поляки зажгли тысячи свечей у памятников красноармейцам

The candles on the tombstone Soviet soldiers in Elblag.Bartosz Bieszczady:

“November 1, let’s not forget those we owe our salvation. During the liberation of Poland are buried here, more than 600,000 Soviet soldiers and officers. These soldiers fought for abolition and the freedom of our peoples and for social justice. Only thanks to their sacrifice, our country could be reborn after the war. We remember and thank you!”

«Мы помним вас!»: поляки зажгли тысячи свечей у памятников красноармейцам

Bartosz Bieszczady put a candle on the grave of Hero of the Soviet Union Joseph Bumagina in Wroclaw.Marcin Mikołajki:

“On 1 November in Poland is traditionally commemorated the dead. Today I visited the cemetery of the Soviet army in the city of świdnica. I did the proper respect to the heroes of our liberators. I will definitely come again to this place to see if everything looks as it should”.

«Мы помним вас!»: поляки зажгли тысячи свечей у памятников красноармейцам

In the city of świdnica on the tombstone of every soldier by the candle.Colossal said that during the liberation of Poland (including the German lands handed to Joseph Stalin , the Polish people’s Republic) died 600 212 of the red army. In addition, on the territory of Poland lie the remains of 386 thousand Soviet soldiers and officers killed or missing in the border battles 1941. And finally, the black numbers in Poland buried 1.2 million Soviet prisoners of war and peaceful Soviet citizens who were tortured in concentration camps, scattered in what was then East Prussia and occupied Poland. Thus, in Poland, buried about 2.2 million of our compatriots.

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