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Thousands Gather to Mark Anniversary of Bloody WWII Battle

┼Żelezniki, 11 January - Over 7,000 people gathered in the small mountainous village of Drazgose (NW) on Sunday, to mark the 67th anniversary of a World War II battle in which Partisans defeated ten times stronger German forces.

Drazgose
Ceremony marking the 67th anniversary of Drazgose WWII battle.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Drazgose
Ceremony marking the 67th anniversary of Drazgose WWII battle.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Drazgose
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (left) and Parliament Speaker Pavel Gantar (right) attending a ceremony to mark the 67th anniversary of Drazgose WWII battle.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Drazgose
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (left) and Parliament Speaker Pavel Gantar (right) attending a ceremony to mark the 67th anniversary of Drazgose WWII battle.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

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