Shipka - golden Monument of the Liberty over Bulgarian flag

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Shipka - golden Monument of the Liberty over Bulgarian flag - vector illustration

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Vector illustration of The Memorial of Freedom on Shipka peak over Bulgarian tricolor. The monument was erected in honor of the fallen heroes for the freedom of Bulgaria in the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878) of Liberation, They who fought and died for Bulgaria on legendary Shipka peak. The Battle of Shipka Pass is famous with heroic exploits of the handful of Bulgarian volunteers (opalchentsi) who hold the position until the arrival of Russian soldiers. The strong Ottoman army is nearly 40 000 people. Group of 5 000 Bulgarian and 2 500 Russian troops successfully managed to repel the powerful Turkish attack. In the war on the side of Russia are even Romania and Finland. Perspective view. On the walls have inscriptions Sheinovo and Stara Zagora in Bulgarian.