The Monument to the Unknown Soldier
|نصب الجندي المجهول|
|Designer||Khaled al-Rahal and Marcello D'Olivo|
|Material||Steel, copper, marble, glass, granite, reinforced concrete and acrylic|
|Width||Dome is 42 m (138 ft) (diameter) on a hill 250 m (820 ft) in diameter|
|Dedicated to||Fallen Iraqi soldiers|
The Monument to the Unknown Soldier (Arabic: نصب الجندي المجهول) is a monument in central Baghdad built by Italian architect, Marcello D'Olivo, based on a concept by Iraqi sculptor, Khaled al-Rahal. It was constructed between 1979 and 1982.
It was dedicated to the martyrs of the Iran–Iraq War.
In 1986 the national square of Iraq, Great Celebrations square, was built near the monument, and two other monuments were built close to the square in memory of the matyrs.
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