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The main  task of the coastal artillery battery No. 3 was to cover the outpost from the north in case of an enemy attack. In 1915, the army of Tsarist Russia blew up the battery while retreating. The telephoto pavilion, which was later washed into the sea, has become one of the most popular photo spots in Liepāja. A symbolic memorial site for the Kurelians – a unit of Latvian soldiers during the Second World War, which fought against both occupation powers – both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, has been established here. The film “Monzund”, which takes place in 1915-1917, was shot in fortress battery No. 3. and portrays the social and political conflicts in the Russian Imperial Navy during the First World War.