December 12th, 2016

Place I want to visit but I can't

Soldiers often want to mark the date of their demobilization (the term e.g. in Russian called using acronym DMB). It is a very long time tradition. In Kaunas is at least one place where you can see that this tradition was very long lasting. In one of the fortress depots (now they are used as the Defence ministry medical service depots) you can find many such marks made ... simply engraving the date on the bricks. Since these depots were built in 1880s they saw a lot of engravings:

E.g. engraving made in 1912 or DMB1912:



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