Photos: Warsaw Uprising Memorial

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The Warsaw Uprising monument was unveiled on Krasinski Square, a site of fierce fighting, on August 1, 1989. It was designed by Professor Wincenty Kucma and architect Jacek Budyn and erected with donated funds. It consists of two groups of sculptures. This group depicts an attack by an insurgent unit.
Detail of insurgent unit.
Detail of insurgent unit.
Detail of insurgent unit.
The second group of figures, "Exodus," represents a withdrawal by the canals.
Detail of "Exodus" group.
Detail of "Exodus" group.

An extended description of the Warsaw Uprising from a plaque at the monument site.

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