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Tito`s Bunker

Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tito's bunker in Konjic has been a well-kept secret for years. It was built in secret from 1953 to 1979, called DO ARK (Atomic reserve command), in order to get Tito and his 350 closest associates to safety in case of an atomic catastrophe. This imposing space, concrete mass structures, occupies..

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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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The statue,,Maršal Tito”, which was made of bronze in 1948 by the sculptor Antun Augustinčić , was erected in various places all over Yugoslavia. It is free from the context because it fundamentally depicts a paradoxical situation- where a cult disappears, and the monument is erected in the..

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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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Monument 'Pred streljanje'

Gudovac near Bjelovar, Croatia
by Vojin Bakić

This monument has been destroyed in 1991.

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The memorial to the Syrmian Front is one of the final major Yugoslav Partisan memorial complexes. It was built in memory of the killed fighters of the People's Liberation Army of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Red Army who broke through the Syrmian Front on the main historical defence line of Nazi..

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