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Tribute Paid to Pohorje Battalion

Slovenska Bistrica, 8 January - A ceremony paid tribute to a legendary Partisan battalion in the hills above Maribor on Saturday with Parliamentary Speaker Pavel Gantar praising the dedication of the Pohorje Battalion, who were annihilated by the much stronger German army 68 years ago.

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
Parliamentary Speaker Pavel Gantar addresses a ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Osankarica na Pohorju
A ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the last battle fought by the Pohorje battalion.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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