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1975 Yugoslav WWII Monuments Tourist Map

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The above navigable image is a 1975 Yugoslav map of the memorials (spomeniks) to the National Liberation War (WWII). It was graciously provided to me courtesy of Jan Kempanaers. While this map does not provide the location of ALL spomeniks, as many were built after this date, and not every single one is included, it does give a good idea of the vast amount of spomeniks spread across Yugoslavia. It is not clear how many of these still exist or have been destroyed or forgotten over the years. The legend for this map, in the upper right hand corner of the image, is translated here:

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Situated above the legend on the map there is a description of the map's details, including information about the map's creators and designers. This part of the map is translated as:

A Selection of Memorials

to World War II

Scale - 1:1300000

Map Prepared by:

Professor Branko Božić

Professor Milenko Patvokić

Professor Dušan Plećaš

Editor in chief:

Professor Branko Božić

Professional associates and reviewers:

Dr. Smail Tihić

Dr. Ivan Komelj

Professor Razumenka Popović

Professor Đordi Trajkovski

Dr. Stanko Popović

Dr. Nadežda Katanić

Professor Todor Gruev

Cartography and design by:

Cartographer Ivan Gradišer

Map created by:

Professor Zdravko Prelčec

Cartographer Stjepan Uhernik

Professor Đorđe Gajdašević

For Publishing:

Vladamir Čiček

Publishers:

NIP "Štampa"

OOUR "Voice of Slavonia"

Osijek

1975

Printing:

Croatian Bureau of Design