Croatia observing Anti-Fascist Struggle Day

Croatia is marking Anti-Fascist Struggle Day on Wednesday to commemorate the first 77-strong Partisan Unit which was established in the Brezovica forest, near Sisak, on 22 June 1941 under the command of Vladimir Janic Capo.

Of the 77 members of the first anti-Fascist armed unit in Croatia, 38 survived the war. A majority of that unit's members were people of from a larger area of Sisak.

The commemoration in Brezovica will be attended an envoy of President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, and Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic's enyos, as well as Administration Minister Dubravka Jurlina and zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic.

Last update: Wed, 22/06/2016 - 15:00


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