Memorial Day of the Liberation War fighters in Estonia (03/01)

Every year on January 3, Estonia celebrates the Day of Remembrance of the fighters of the War of Independence.

The war for the liberation and independence of the state was waged by the Estonian people against Soviet Russia from November 28, 1918 to January 3, 1920.

On November 28, the Red Army, consisting of two divisions, crossed the Estonian border. The number of the army was about 12 thousand people. The Red Army passed the largest Estonian cities of Tartu and Narva. At the beginning of 1919, the army was already located 40 kilometers from Tallinn.