“TheCeļotājs”
"Latvia" Former Soviet Union Military Bases
 
Former Soviet Union Prang Tower in Zvarde parish –
Lat: N56.59365, Lon: E022.55429
Lapsas, Zvārdes parish, Latvia 
 
                     
 
              
 
Former Soviet Union Prang Tower was the bombing range's observation tower for Soviet Army’s Firing Grounds Range that is located in the Zvārde parish. In the Soviet times, most of the territory of Zvārde parish was given to the Soviet Army’s Air Forced to create the largest in Latvia “24,500 ha” firing and bombing training range. In Soviet times, it was a restricted area for civilians. Impressive witnesses of the past are left in this territory; Zvarde; church ruins, Ritelu Cemetery which was destroyed by bombing, well as the former Air Raid Control Tower. 
 
 
 
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Revised: 01/27/2013 – 22:00:00