Laboe Naval Memorial
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Laboe Naval Memorial - Germany
Laboe Naval Memorial is located in Kiel,Schleswig-Holstein.
Laboe Naval Memorial monument was established on 1936.
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The monument consists of a 72-metre high tower with an observation deck atop the tower. The deck stands a total 85 m above sea level.




Historical facts of Laboe Naval Memorial :

The Laboe Naval Memorial is a memorial located in Laboe, near Kiel, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Started in 1927 and completed in 1936, the monument originally memorialized the World War I war dead of the Imperial German Navy, with the dead of World War II being added after 1945. In 1954, it was rededicated to commemorate the sailors of all nationalities who died during the World Wars. The monument consists of a 72-metre high tower with an observation deck atop the tower. The deck stands a total 85 m above sea level. A hall of remembrance and the WWII-era German submarine U-995, which houses a technical museum, both sit near the foot of the monument, and the site is a popular tourist venue. U-995 is the worlds only remaining Type VII U-boat. The Tower was designed by architect Gustav August Munster, who stated that the form was not meant to represent anything specific but was to inspire positive feelings in those who look at it. It is frequently associated with the stem of a Viking ship or the conning tower of a submarine.