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Tourist Guides

This section of the Spomenik Database Digital Library contains a collection of vintage books which are official Yugoslav-era touristic guides which hold accessible information about the history and heritage of many of the WWII monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The books vary from detailed guides about just one monument site, to massive volumes about general info about many monument sites.

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Jugoslavija Spomenici Revolucije - Turistički vodič (Gojko Jokić) [1986]

This book, whose title roughly translates into English as "Yugoslavia's Monuments of the Revolution - A Tourist Guide", explores in great detail a significant number of monument sites across the former Yugoslav republic. Written in Serbo-Croatian, the book explores not only the history and context of the memorials in question, but it also gives great insight on many of the ancillary stories and legends surrounding the sites. During the late 1980s, it was one of the most popular and comprehensive guide books for the touristic exploration of NOB monuments in Yugoslavia. In addition, the book gives recommendations on accommodations and touristic services... information which is, for the most part, vastly out of date and of little to no use at this point. However, the book still contains a great deal of valuable information useful to anyone interested in learning a deeper history about these monuments. Furthermore, the book includes a great many beautiful color photos and images. [🔽Download : 454 pages, 21Mb PDF file, courtesy of Memory of the World]

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Spomen područje Jasenovac - Turistički vodič (Gojko Jokić) [1981]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial site at Jasenovac in Croatia, which was the location of a norotious concentration camp during WWII. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history about the site, as well as information about the various memorial elements dedicated to the concentration camp in the general area. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Jasenovac can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 33 pages, 11Mb PDF file]

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Grmeč, Korčanica, Jasenica - Turistički vodič (Gojko Jokić) [1983]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial sites at Grmeč, Korčanica and Jasenica in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which was the location of significant Partisan battles, as well as Partisan hospital complexes. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history about the site, as well as information about the various memorial elements dedicated to Partisan battles, hospitals and historical events. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Grmeč can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 33 pages, 12Mb PDF file]

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Drvar, Grad-Heroj - Turistički vodič (Gojko Jokić) [1977]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial sites and museums of the city of Drvar in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which was the location of significant Partisan battle called the "Descent on Drvar", during which Tito dramatically escaped from the German Army. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history about the site, as well as information about the various memorial elements dedicated to the history and legacy of the battles which took place here. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Drvar can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 33 pages, 12Mb PDF file]

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Spomen-Park Kumrovec - Turistički vodič (Svetolik Mitić) [1982]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial sites and museums located in the town of Kumrovec, Croatia, which is the birthplace of former Yugoslav president Josip Broz Tito. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history about Tito, his upbringing there at Kumrovec, while also exploring the many memorial and museum complexes which exist around Kumrovec dedicated to the legacy of Tito. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. [🔽Download: 33 pages, 10Mb PDF file]

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Spomen-Park Kraljevo - Turistički vodič (Rade Jovetić & Miro Stamenović) [1982]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial sites and museums located in the town of Kraljevo, Serbia, which was where a notorious massacre of civilian victims occurred during WWII. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history about the massacre which occurred here at Kraljevo, as well as a description about the memorial park which commemorates the tragedy. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Kraljevo can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 7.5Mb PDF file, download courtesy of Краљевачки октобар]

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Rudo - City of the First Proletariats (Gojko Jokić) [1981]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial sites and museums located in the town of Rudo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, which was the location of where Marshal Tito himself formed the 1st Proletarian Brigade on Dec. 22nd, 1941, which was the first Partisan unit of the brigade size in Yugoslavia. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history about the formation of the brigade, the battles it fought, as well as the monuments and museums dedicated to it that were created in Rudo during the Yugoslav-era. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 5 Mb PDF file, courtesy of Biblioteka Rudo]

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Kozara National Park (Gojko Jokić) [1989]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial sites and museums of Kozara National Park in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which was the location of the 1942 Battle of Kozara, where Partisans faced off against Axis armies in the Kozara mountains. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history about the Battle of Kozara, the prominent figures who fought in it, as well as the monuments and museums dedicated to it that were created not only in Kozara, but around the region. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page about the monument at Kozara can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 6 Mb PDF file]

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Memorijalni Spomenik Bela Crkva + Stolice, Krupanj (Mića Jeremić) [1989]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial sites and museums of Bela Crvka, as well as the Stolice Memorial park in Brštica, Serbia. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history of the Serbian uprising during WWII which began at Bela Crkva. In addition, the book also explores the Yugoslav Communist Party which Tito organized at Stolice during the war. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Bela Crkva can be found HERE, while the profile page for the Stolice Memorial at Brštica can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 7.5 Mb PDF file]

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Bihać - Grad i zasjedanja AVNOJ-a (Gojko Jokić) [1981]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the memorial sites and museums of the town of Bihać. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a history of the free territory known as the Bihać Republic, but it also tell about the early Yugoslav communist political meetings during the short life of this republic. In addition, the book also explores the medieval history of Bihać, as well as other nearby tourist attractions. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Bihać can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 6.1 Mb PDF file]

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Spomenik Park Kragujevački Oktobar (Gojko Jokić) [1977]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the NOB memorial sites and museums of the town of Kragujevac. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a WWII history of the town of Kragujevac, most notably the horrific massacre of civilians which occurred here in 1941. The booklet particularly focuses on exploring and describing the many sights of the Šumarice Memorial Park in Kragujevac, a park which commemorates the 1941 massacre. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Kragujevac can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 5.8 Mb PDF file]

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Titovo Užice (Božo Bulatnović & Rade Poznanović) [1982]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the NOB memorial sites and museums located around the vicinity of Užice, Serbia, most notably the Kadinjača Monument Site. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a WWII history of the town of Užice (as well as its medival history and legacy of worker's movements), with the majority of focus being on the Worker's Battalion battle against German troops at Kadinjača in 1941. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Kadinjača can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 5.8 Mb PDF file]

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Spomen-Park Bubanj, Niš (Đorđe Stamenković) [1981]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the NOB memorial sites and museums located around the vicinity of Niš, Serbia, most notably the Bubanj Memorial Park and the Red Cross Concentration Camp. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a WWII history of the mass imprisonment and massacres which occurred in Niš, as well as the Partisan uprising efforts in the town and the medieval history of the region. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Bubanj Memorial Park at Niš can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 6 Mb PDF file]

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Spomen-Područje Bijeli Potoci-Kamensko, Titova Korenica (Mile Dakić) [1983]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the NOB memorial sites and museums located around the Lika region of Croatia, most notably the Bijeli Potoci-Kamensko Memorial Park and the sites around Titova Korenica and Donji Lapac. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a WWII history of the Lika region uprising and the Partisan hospital at Bijeli Potoci-Kamensko. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Korenica can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 6.1 Mb PDF file]

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Spomen-Područje Biokovo - Makarska (Velimir Urlić & Jaška Gareljić) [1983]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the NOB memorial sites and museums located around the Makarska Riviera and Biokovo region of Croatia, with notable concentration given to the monument at Podgora. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a WWII history of the Makarska region and the original formation of the Partisan Navy. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Podgora can be found HERE, while the one for Makarska is HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 5.1 Mb PDF file]

Memorijalni Park Petrova Gora (Mile Dakić) [1977]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the NOB memorial sites and museums located around the area of Petrova Gora, with notable concentration given to the Partisan Hospital complex on that mountain. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a WWII history of the region and how the Partisans operated in the hospital complex they created there. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for Petrova Gora can be found HERE. [🔽Download: 32 pages, 5.1 Mb PDF file]

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Nacionalni Park Sutjeska, Tjentište (Gojko Jokić) [1977]

This booklet is a small guidebook to the NOB memorial sites and museums located around the area of Sutjeska National Park at Tjentište, BiH, with notable concentration given to the events of the 1943 Battle of Sutjeska. Written in the Serbo-Croatian language, this booklet contains a WWII history of the Battle of Sutjeska, which was a conflict during WWII between the German and NDH forces versus the Yugoslav Partisans. Many historical Yugoslav-era images of the complex and monuments are also contained within the booklet. This booklet is one of a set of about 25 booklets about the NOB/WWII antifascist monuments of the former Yugoslavia. The Spomenik Database profile page for the Sutjeska Monument can be found HERE [🔽Download: 32 pages, 5.1 Mb PDF file]

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