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Monument to WWII Draftees to the German Army Unveiled

Maribor, 19 May - A monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in WWII was unveiled in Maribor on Wednesday at the location of a former barracks where the first of tens of thousands of Slovenians were drafted in April 1942.

Maribor
German Ambassador Matthias Ludwig Bogislav von Kummer speaks at the unveiling of a monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in the Second World War.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Maribor Mayor Franc Kangler (right) and German Ambassador Matthias Ludwig Bogislav von Kummer at the unveiling of a monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in the Second World War.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Maribor Mayor Franc Kangler (right) and German Ambassador Matthias Ludwig Bogislav von Kummer at the unveiling of a monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in the Second World War.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Maribor Mayor Franc Kangler speaks at the unveiling of a monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in the Second World War.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
Maribor Mayor Franc Kangler (right) and German Ambassador Matthias Ludwig Bogislav von Kummer (centre) at the unveiling of a monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in the Second World War.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
The unveiling of a monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in the Second World War.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
The unveiling of a monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in the Second World War.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

Maribor
A monument to Slovenians forcedly drafted to the German army and killed in the Second World War.
Photo: Andreja Sersen Dobaj/STA

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