Heroes' Remembrance Day ( Remembrance Day of the Battle of Cesis ) This day commemorates the historic events of 1919. of 22 . June, when the Battle of Cesis Estonia and northern brigade of the Army defeated the German army . First fight against Estonians, Latvians and Germans as early as 1919 . in early June . Cesis marched in the German Landeswehr department , and although Zemitāna brigade headquarters, which was also located on the Latvian town, they were not allowed to stay there , it was clear that the Germans will not accept it . For this reason, it was rapidly augmented Cesis Regiment line, circle engaging volunteers , including Cesis and Valmiera high school students . 6 . June reconquered during the German attack , however, failed to defeat the Germans and were forced to retreat . Fighting between the army and the German Latvian - Estonian warriors took to the varying success of one or the other in favor to 10 . In June, the Allied representatives reached a ten -day ceasefire between the warring parties . This truce during Cesis Regiment was rapidly extended up to 8000 Estonian and Latvian soldiers . He had 30 guns , three armored trains and three armored cars, while the Germans - 66 guns , 520 machine gun , as well as a thousand more men . Despite the large lead over Latvian - Estonian troops , the Germans , without waiting for the end of the agreed cease-fire , attacked the Latvian Limbazhi direction . Decisive battle 21 . and 22 . June was around Cesis and Raunas . Despite the fact that a fierce battle the Germans managed to occupy Skangals and Start estates , the German Army attack, thanks to the amplification of the Estonian side , was suspended . Latvian and Estonian warriors , attacking German troops breaking near the front , the Germans managed to defeat . By celebrating this success , 22 . June Latvian and Estonia began to note the two fraternal peoples arms or holidays Heroes Remembrance Day . As noted, each year 22 . June to commemorate these events, in remembrance and wreath laying in memory of fallen soldiers occurs in places such as post , Priekuļi, Pargauja and Cesis . Cesis flowers set before the pupils at Cesis Regiment jewelry monument and memorial Lower Brethren Cemetery . Remembrance , as usual, part of the Estonian ambassador to or from Estonian top government officials . .