Memorial to Colonel Oskars Kalpaks

Pictures and text by Mark R. Hatlie

These pictures were taken in Riga during the first week of September, 2007. This memorial to the first commander of the Latvian army is located on the sidewalk on the northeast side of the Esplanade.

Recommended reading and a professional photo for this memorial: Ojars Sparitis: Riga's Monuments and Decorative Sculptures, Nacionalais apgads: Riga, 2007.

The nearby plaque explains the background on Kalpaks. A transcription will appear here in the future.

The visit to this location was paid for by a research grant from the
American Public University System.
"Educating those who serve."

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