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The memorial complex is dedicated to the Partisan fighters of Workers' Battalion of Užice who were killed on 29th November 1941 in the battles at Kadinjača. At the beginning of World War 2, the Republic of Užice was the first liberated territory in Europe and served as a haven for the Supreme..

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Šumarice Memorial Park

Kragujevac, Serbia
by Smiljan Klaić, ...

October memorial park in Kragujevac was designed in 1953 in memory of several thousand innocent inhabitants of Kragujevac, who were executed in a single day, 21st October 1941, by the Nazi occupying forces during World War 2. Among the victims, there were also three hundred pupils and their..

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Lithuania declared its independence in 1918, and a couple of years later, in 1922 a priest prof. Pranas Būčys shared his idea to build a church in Kaunas as a monument for resurrection and the independence of Lithuanian nation. A project for the church was designed by architect Karolis Reisonas..

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Kaunas Mosque

Kaunas, Lithuania
by Adolfas Netyksa, ...

There are only four remaining mosques in Lithuania, and Kaunas Mosque, also known as Vytautas the Great Mosque is one of them. Kaunas had a wooden mosque built in 1860, but in 1930 for the commemoration of the 500th death anniversary of Vytautas the Great, the Grand Duke who invited Tatars to..

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In 1934 architect Vaclovas Michnevičius designed a neo-gothic church for the Evangelical and Reformed community in Kaunas. However, the decision was made that “the project cannot be built in the form in which it currently is”, since its design did not fit well with its surroundings. A new design..

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Pažėrai Sacred Heart Church

Kaunas district, Lithuania
by Stasys Kudokas

One masterpiece of architect Stasys Kudokas was built in a small village of Pažėrai in Kaunas district. The construction of the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus started in 1936, and was funded by the money that was donated by the catholic community. Unfortunately, the construction of modernist..

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In 1930s Šančiai was a densely populated area of Kaunas, and the number of churches was not sufficient to accommodate all believers. In 1935 a design for a new church was prepared by architect Algirdas Šalkauskas and then finished in 1936 by architect Adolfas Netyksa. The construction was..

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Kotva Department Store

Prague, Czech Republic
by Vladimír Machonin, ...

Located in the Old Town district of Prague and situated on Republic Square, Kotva was built between 1970 and 1975 designed by Czech architects, and a married couple, Věra Machoninová and Vladimír Machonin. It was constructed by a Swedish company which was very unusual that time. Its ground plan..

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