Tribute paid to WWII battle of Dražgoše

Dražgoše, 8 January - A sizeable crowd gathered in the village of Dražgoše in north-west Slovenia on Sunday to mark the 81st anniversary of the WWII Battle of Dražgoše. The keynote speaker, Freedom Movement MP Borut Sajovic labelled Dražgoše as a symbol of resistance, tragedy and loyalty to the homeland.

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Borut Sajovic, an MP for the Freedom Movement, addresses the commemoration of the 81st anniversary of the WWII Dražgoše battle.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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The commemoration of the 81st anniversary of the WWII Dražgoše battle.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Dražgoše
The commemoration of the 81st anniversary of the WWII Dražgoše battle.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Dražgoše
The commemoration of the 81st anniversary of the WWII Dražgoše battle.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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National Assembly Speaker Urška Klakočar Zupančič, President Nataša Pirc Musar and National Council President Marko Lotrič (nbottom line, left to right) attend the commemoration of the 81st anniversary of the WWII Dražgoše battle.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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Speaker Urška Klakočar Zupančič (first from left) and President Nataša Pirc Musar (third from the left) attend the commemoration of the 81st anniversary of the WWII Dražgoše battle.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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A crown gathers for the commemoration of the 81st anniversary of the WWII Dražgoše battle.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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