Estonia · Political

Teen girls blow up Soviet monument

May 8, 1946 Tallinn, Estonia Schoolgirls Aili Jõgi (14, pictured) and Ageeda Paavel (15) use explosives to destroy a Soviet memorial, which they believed represented oppression and occupation Jõji, maiden name Jürgenson, was quoted as saying of the destruction of the monument: "How long should we watch this red star, a memorial for Russian looters.… Continue reading Teen girls blow up Soviet monument