Medal from the DDR. On the front of the medal there is the image of the enormous monument in Treptower park in Berlin. Its prominent feature is the Soviet War Memorial built to the design of the Soviet architect Yakov Belopolsky to commemorate the 80,000 Soviet soldiers who fell in the Battle of Berlin in April–May 1945. It was opened four years after the war ended, on May 8, 1949. The front of the medal says:”Soviet Memorial Berlin Treptow”. The back of the medal says:”Berlin, Capital Of The DDR”.