The monument is located in front of the main entrance to the former War College and was inaugurated on November 11, 2004. The author of the monument is the academic sculptor Petr Nižňanský.
The repair of the monument included the sensitive dismantling of granite steps and the monument’s cladding stone, the disassembly of part of the granite paving blocks of the access road and the demolition of the disturbed concrete foundation slab. After treatment of the subsoil a new concrete baseplate with anti-freeze impregnation was executed, then cladding stones were reinstalled, including replacement of damaged parts, access road paving blocks were reassembled and landscaping works treated surroundings. Final step was repair and gilding of the inscription on the monument.
The work was carried out in 2017.