Olga OKHRIMENKO, “FACTS”
In Poland, unknown vandals stole the monument to Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky. The monument stood in the city cemetery in Legnica, and in the night from 29 to 30 July, the sculpture has disappeared. There was only a concrete plinth and traces on the ground, apparently left behind by the kidnappers 600-pound statue.
As reported by Polish website Lca.pl day 30 July, the police found the stolen statue Rokossovsky, but without a head. Gone and part of a marshals baton, originally fastened to the arm commander.
The statue was lying in the field, and found her staff of the Polish Museum of copper. Sculpture Rokossovsky was part of a Museum exhibition.
We will remind, a monument to Rokossovsky in Legnica was established in 1987 and was originally located on one of the town squares. Later he was moved to a military cemetery.
A monument to Rokossovsky not only damaged over the last year. So, in the Czech capital in April tore down the monument to Marshal Ivan Konev, and on the vacant pedestal, mounted toilet.
Photo gazetawroclawska. pl, Lca. pl