This monument commemorates the taking of Königsberg by the Red Army in April 1945. The plates on the monument list all the units that took part in the operation, under the heading “Они штурмовали Кёнигсберг” (“They stormed Königsberg”).
The monument stands on Guards’ Avenue (Гвардейский проспект), close to Victory Park (Парк Победы) and a number of other monuments.
Also in Kaliningrad:
- Baltic Fleet Memorial
- Monument to the 1,200 Guardsmen
- Bunker Museum
- 11th Guards Rifle Division Monument
- Normandie-Niemen Memorial
- Memorial to the Pilots of the Baltic Fleet
- Fort No. 5