Monument to the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War
The Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum and the Monument to the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War are located on the bank of the Pothong River in Pyongyang, the capital of the DPRK.
The Monument to the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War was erected to perpetuate the heroic feats of the Korean army and people who accomplished brilliant victory against the armed invasion of the US and its 15 satellite countries, south Korean puppet army and Japanese militarists during the 3-year old Fatherland Liberation War (June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953).
At the front gate of the monument there carves the autograph of President Kim Il Sung which says “Monument to the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War”.
Passing through it, you can see a soldier sculpture of the KPA against flags of the Party and military on both sides of the education hall.
On the opposite side of the autographical monument of President Kim Il Sung there stands a monument of a dedicated poem perpetuating the feats of brave men of the People’s Army.
The main sculpture “Victory” stands out against the main building of the Monument to the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War.
The sculpture “Victory” with the height of 7 meters of stone stairs and its height of 20 meters symbolizes V-Day (July 27), depicting a high-spirited soldier of the People’s Army calling an attack with the national flag of the Republic upholding.
On both sides of the main theme sculpture “Victory” as its central axis there are 10 sub-thematic sculptural groups depicting the Korean service personnel and civilians who displayed unparalleled bravery and a spirit of self-sacrifice in the Fatherland Liberation War.
The Monument to the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War was erected on July 27, Juche 82(1993) on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Fatherland Liberation War and renovated to mark the 60th anniversary of victorious war.
There engraved in gold letters the autograph of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un “Respect to Great Years” on stone stairs of the sculpture “Victory”.
Grove and green area was formed and fountain section was made in the center of the monument ground appropriate to the sub-thematic sculptural groups.
The Monument to the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War is a monumental creation that will be remembered for ages to come together with the proud tradition of Korea that always emerged victorious in the anti-imperialist, anti-US struggle generation after generation.