Estonian president lights candle to remember victims of March bombing in Tallinn

  • 2020-03-10
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN – Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on Monday lighted and placed a candle on Harju Street to remember the victims of the Soviet aerial bombing of Tallinn on March 9, 1944. "Today, I placed a candle on Harju Street to commemorate the victims of the March bombing," Kaljulaid wrote on Facebook. After the near complete destruction of the northeastern city of Narva on March 6, 1944, the bombing of Tallinn on March 9 was the largest World War II air attack in Estonia. As a result of two raids by Red Army bombers, 1,549 buildings were...
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