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Monument unveiled to WWII British pilot in Suhorje

Pivka, 4 June - A monument was unveiled in the village of Suhorje in the south-west on the site where a British fighter aircraft crashed just before the end of the Second World War in April 1945. The death of the pilot of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) shocked the local community, which wanted to preserve the memory of the accident for future generations.

Suhorje
A memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
Pivka Mayor Robert Smrdelj addresses a ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
Chief of the General Staff, Maj-Gen Robert Glavaš addresses a ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
Deputy UK Ambassador to Slovenia Paul Jancar addresses a ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

Suhorje
A ceremony to unveil a memorial marking the point where a Royal British Air Force fighter jet was shot down on 29 April 1945 and pilot Edmund Ramsbotham lost his life.
Photo: Rosana Rijavec/STA

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