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Monument to the Revolution of the people of Moslavina or simply Monument to the Revolution (Serbo-Croatian: Spomenik revolucije naroda Moslavine) is a World War II memorial sculpture by Dušan Džamonja, located in Podgarić, Berek, Croatia. It is dedicated to the people of Moslavina during World War II.
Broken wing monument in Šumarice Memorial Park (Serbian Cyrillic: Меморијални парк Шумарице) which is the site near Kragujevac, Serbia of the execution of an estimated 7,000 men and boys of the town by the German occupation forces on October 21, 1941, during World War II. According to Cohen, "All males from the town between the ages of sixteen and sixty were assembled and the victims -- including high school students -- were selected from among them."
Monument to fallen fighters and victims of fascism from Slabinja, Croatia Built in 1981.
Designed by Vojin Bakic, built in 1982, this memorial is dedicated to the people of Kordun and Banija in Croatia

Monument to Kosmaj partisan division from WWII on top of Kosmaj mountain, near Belgrade, Serbia.
Makedonium - Ilinden memorial Krusevo ... The Makedonium is a symbol of the town, built on the highest area in the town called Gumenje. It's a monument of the Macedonian statehood and a memorial of the Ilinden rebellion.
The Makedonium is a symbols that represents a synonym for Krusevo.
World War II monument at Kozara commemorating the Battle of Kozara in 1942
Monument to the Revolution,located in the Korčanica Memorial Zone of the Grmeč, Bosnia
Ilirska Bistrica, Dedicated to fallen Slovenian soldiers. Designed by Janez Lenassi, built in 1965
Stone Flower is a monument to the victims of Ustasha atrocities during World War II in Jasenovac. Designed by Bogdan Bogdanović and unveiled in 1966, it serves as a reminder of the atrocities perpetrated in the Jasenovac concentration camp.
Monument in Sanski Most, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Babanj monument to fallen Yugoslav WW II fighters, forming the shape of three clenched fists. There, 10,000 civilian hostages from Niš and south Serbia were murdered by the Nazis

Korenica Monument, former Yugoslavia, now Croatia. This abandoned monument near the Croatian-Bosnian border symbolizes “the new freedom” for the Yugoslavian people.
Fallen monument in Knin, Croatia.
Monument Commemorating the Battle of the Sutjeska - Tjentište, Bosnia.
Monument in Kolasin, Montenegro. Work of architect Marko Mušić.
The memorial complex Kadinjača is dedicated to the soldiers of the Workers Battalion, from Posavina and Orasje, who died on the hill Kadinjača, 14 miles west of Uzice (Serbia) on November 29, 1941, defending the retreat of the Supreme Headquarters of NOPOJ, partisan brigades and a partisan hospital.
Monument to victims of fascism from Podhum, Croatia. Designed by Šime Vulas; built in 1970. Dedicated to residents of Podhum village, who were all killed by Italian fascists in 1942.
Makljen memorial in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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This is the list of old Yugoslavian monuments from post WWII, socialist era (1945-1991). They are located all over the territories of six former Yugoslav republics, and dedicated to the heroes of partisan resistance, or victims of Nazi genocide during the occupation. Nowadays, sadly,(due to the common hatred towards communist heritage in all new- formed countries) these abstract sci fi like giants, lays mostly forgotten, covered with rust, moss and graffiti, left for negligence and decay; which, on the other hand, gives them some special otherworldly quality. For younger generations and foreign tourists they`re like relics from another planet, or post-apocalyptic monuments of destroyed civilization, paradoxically, maybe even more beautiful and inspirational now, then they were in president Tito`s glorious days.

Sudden popularity and growing interest for them, shown in the past few years,among young artists, science fiction freaks, or common travelers from all around the world, showed us that these pieces of history still carries some special, mythical message. It`s like they`re finding a strange new ways to be cleaned of dust, rediscovered and loved like before, a process which will maybe (in some distant future), bring them back to the the hearts and minds of nations who originally build them , making them (us), again proud of the past that we were so eagerly trying to forget.

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Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Dec 23 20:12
Rođena zemljo, jesi li znala
tu je pogino bataljon ceo
crvena krv je procvetala
kroz snežni pokrov, hladan i beo.
Noću je i to zavejo vetar.
Ipak, na jugu vojska korača:
Pao je četrnaesti kilometar,
al nikad neće - Kadinjača!
Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Dec 23 22:02
Serbian Thermopylae!
Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Jan 15 8:45
Great and necesary list... Amazing work!

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