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Douaumont Ossuary

Verdun, France
by Max Edrei, ...

During the 300 days of the 1916 Battle of Verdun approximately 230,000 soldiers died. The Douaumont Ossuary was built as a memorial to the battle and contains the remains of at least 130,000 of those who died in Verdun. Through small outside windowns, the skeletal remains can be seen filling the..

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Tsitsernakaberd

Yerevan, Armenia
by Arthur Tarkhanyan

Tsitsernakaberd is a memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide; it is located on a hill overlooking Yerevan, Armenia. Every year on April 24, hundreds of thousands of Armenians gather here to remember the victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide that took place in the Ottoman Empire..

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Yad Kennedy

Mateh Yehuda Regional Council, Israel
by David Resnick

Yad Kennedy (Hebrew: יד קנדי), located in the Mateh Yehuda Regional Council near Jerusalem, Israel, is a memorial to John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, who was assassinated in 1963.
The memorial, 60 feet high, is shaped like a felled tree trunk, symbolizing a life cut short. Inside..

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The National Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War is a memorial complex commemorating the German-Soviet War located in the southern outskirts of the Pechersk district of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, on the picturesque hills on the right-bank of the Dnieper River. The museum has moved..

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Dobrava Floating Roof

Dobrava, Slovenia
by Oton Jugovec

Jugovec’s subtle towards nature, history (archaeology), tradition and construction is perhaps most clearly expressed in his smallest and simplest of projects – the protection building for Archaeological Findings of the Gutenwerth medieval settlement at Otok Pri Dobravi, the region of Dolenjska. Add to a collection

Partisan Cemetery Mostar

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Bogdan Bogdanović

The Partisan Memorial Cemetery is located in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project was finished in 1965, honoring Yugoslav Partisans who were killed during the World War II in Mostar. It's located in the part of the town called Bijeli Brijeg and displays all the features of a complex..

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Memorial complex to the Battle of Sutjeska

Tjentiste, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Miodrag Živković, ...

The Battle of Sutjeska was one of the most difficult and bloodiest battles of the World War II in Yugoslavia, in which Partisan forces engaged against joint German-Italian and quisling troops. The battle, also know as the Fifth Offensive or Operation "Schwarz" took place between 15 May and 15..

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Monument to the Revolution

Kozara, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Dušan Džamonija

Monument to the Revolution (Spomenik Revoluciji) is a World War II memorial sculpture by Dušan Džamonja, located at Mrakovica, one of the highest peaks of Kozara mountain, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is dedicated to the fierce battle and 2.500 Yugoslav partisan fighters and..

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The Shoah Memorial is the result of an international design competition wanted by the Jewish Community in order to donate to the city of Bologna a universal place of memory.

The project was selected as the winner by a jury chaired by Peter Eisenman among 284 proposals received from around the..

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This monument at the spomenik complex in Leskovac, Serbia commemorates over 1,000 victims from this area who perished during the National Liberation War (WWII).

In 1964, national and regional government/veteran groups in Serbia organized plans for a commemorative monument complex to be built..

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After the announcement of national competition in Yugoslavia in 1959 for building a monument, which would commemorate fallen soldiers in „National Liberation War“/Second World War in Priština, the monument was built in 1961 according to the conceptual solution of the sculptor Miodrag Živkovic...

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Monument to the Fallen Krajišnici

Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Antun Augustinčić

Antun Augstinčić is the creator of this massive, yet unusual monument which commemorates fallen fighters from this region, so called "Krajišnici" who faught in the "National Liberation War" against the Third Reich and their puppet regimes. It was bulit in 1961, 5km from Banjaluka, at the place..

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Memorial Park Popina

Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
by Bogdan Bogdanović

Memorial park Popina is one of the acclaimed architect's final works. It was created to honour the Republic of Užice, the first sizeable liberated territory within the entire German Reich in 1941. On 12th October, the Nazi forces, outnumbering the Partisans several times in men and armament,..

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Memorial complex Slobodište is located in the southern part of Kruševac where during World War 2, 1,643 civilian victims from the wider town area were killed in seventeen mass shootings. The construction of the monument next to the juvenile detention centre began in 1960 with the regulation of..

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Memorial to the Victims of the Raids

Čurug village, municipality of Žabalj, Serbia
by Jovan Soldatović

The Memorial is dedicated to the victims of the Novi Sad raid, also known as the Raid in southern Bačka, the Novi Sad massacre, the Újvidék massacre, or simply The Raid (Рација / Racija). It was a military operation carried out by the Honvédség, the armed forces of Hungary, during World War II...

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Monument to The Uprising

Srb village, municipality of Gračac, Croatia
by Vanja Radauš

The monument located above the town of Srb in Lika, the work of sculptor Vanja Radauš. It was officially opened in 1951. It was destroyed in 1995 and renewed in 2011. It is 15.5 meters high.

The main part of the monument is a stone pillar with several bronze sculptures. At the top there is a..

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Memorial complex to the fighters of the Revolution is a lesser-known work by Bogdan Bogdanović. The monument - the winning solution of the competition held in the late 1960s - was built between 1969 and 1974. It stands on the eastern side of hill Isar, under the remains of a mediaeval fortress..

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The monument under Trebjesa was erected in memory of more than 1,500 Partisan fighters from the Nikšić area killed in action in World War 2, out of 11,000 members of the Partisan units. It stands immediately adjacent to the site where on 9th May 1942, Fascist soldiers executed 32 freedom..

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