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Cast-iron roses grown under Mariupol

May 22 2007

Under Mariupol in the village Chapaevka Vinogradnenskogo Village Council has grown in the middle of a broken branch from unblown rosebud as a symbol of life, ruined in the prime of life. Here this spring have been found remains of 32 young women aged 17 to 20 years. Historians believe that they belong to penalty of female soldiers to the battalion, who was shot in September 1943 by the Nazis.

Mariupol Illich made the cast-iron monument to courageous young women who gave their lives for their country, weighing half a ton. The idea of perpetuating their memory handed chairman of the kolkhoz "Peace" Nikolai Savchenko. Here, at altitudes Prishibskih, killing about a thousand young soldiers, called to the front of the nearest villages. Reports

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