Victory Column (Berlin)

Victory column

A Victory column is a monument in the form of a column, erected in memory of a victorious war or battle. The column stands on a base and is crowned with a victory symbol in the form of a statue. The statue may represent the goddess Victoria, in Germany, the goddess Germania, in the United States either female embodiment of the nation Liberty or Columbia, in the United Kingdom, the female embodiment Britannia, an eagle, or a war hero.

Famous victory columns include:

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This is based on the article Siegessäule in the German-language Wikipedia.

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