Commemorating Liberation and Occupation: War Memorials Along the Road to Narva

  title={Commemorating Liberation and Occupation: War Memorials Along the Road to Narva},
  author={Siobhan Kattago},
  journal={Journal of Baltic Studies},
  pages={431 - 449}
The side-road from the resort town of Narva-Jõesuu to the city of Narva offers a compressed glimpse into the different interpretations of recent Estonian history. The war memorials dotted along the Narva River between Estonia and Russia are testament to the different layers of Estonian history: Swedish, Tsarist Russian, Estonian Republic, Nazi and Soviet occupations. The Soviet war memorials and German military cemetery remind one of how Estonia was caught within the ideological struggle… 
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