Tannenberg Memorial - Germany
Tannenberg Memorial is located in Tannenberg.
Tannenberg Memorial monument was established on 1927.
Primary threats to Tannenberg Memorial :
The architects of the memorial were the brothers Johannes and Walter Krüger, from Berlin. The memorial was built in 1927 by the Weimar Republic near Hohenstein (Ostpreuben) (now Olsztynek, Poland).
Historical facts of Tannenberg Memorial :
The Tannenberg Memorial commemorated fallen German soldiers of the Battle of Tannenberg in 1914. This battle had been named after the medieval Battle of Tannenberg (1410).The architects of the memorial were the brothers Johannes and Walter Krüger, from Berlin. The memorial was built in 1927 by the Weimar Republic near Hohenstein.In 1945, as Soviet forces advanced into East Prussia, Hitler ordered both coffins to be disinterred and moved to Marburg an der Lahn, and the memorial destroyed. Poland later removed the remnants of the memorial, and now only the foundations remain. A single stone lion from the building can today be found in the town square of Olsztynek.