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Kresal Praises Women in WWII National Liberation Struggle

Železniki, 10 January - Interior Minister Katarina Kresal gave special praise to women in the Slovenian resistance movement during the Second World War as she addressed the 68th anniversary of the battle of Drazgose, one of the key WWII battles in Slovenia in which Partisans defeated ten times stronger German forces.

Drazgose
Interior Minister Katarina Kresal speaks at a ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
The highest state officials laying a wreath at the monument commemorating the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
A ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Dražgoše, pri centralnem spomeniku.
Spominska slovesnost ob 68. obletnici dražgoške bitke.
Premier Borut Pahor se rokuje z udeleženci spominske slovesnosti.
Foto: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
Prime Minister Borut Pahor (centre) and Environment Minister Karl Erjavec at a ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
The highest state officials laying a wreath at the monument commemorating the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
About a thousand people gathered to mark the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
A ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
Interior Minister Katarina Kresal speaks at a ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
The highest state officials laying a wreath at the monument commemorating the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
A ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
From left to right: Prime Minister Borut Pahor, Parliament Speaker Pavel Gantar, Interior Minister Katarina Kresal and National Council President Blaz Kavcic.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
About a thousand people gathered to mark the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
The head of the Slovenian Association of WWII Veterans Janez Stanovnik (left) and Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic (centre) at a ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
Transport Minister Patrick Vlacic (left), the head of the Slovenian Association of WWII Veterans Janez Stanovnik (centre) and Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic at a ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
About a thousand people gathered to mark the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
About a thousand people gathered to mark the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
About a thousand people gathered to mark the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
About a thousand people gathered to mark the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
About a thousand people gathered to mark the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Drazgose
About a thousand people gathered to mark the 68th anniversary of the battle of Dragzose, one of the key battles of the WWII in Slovenia.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

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