Monument to the Fallen in Zagreb Liberation, Dotrščina Memorial Park

Location: Zagreb, Croatia

Completed: 1981

Sculptor: Branko Ružić

Genre: Spomenik, Socialist monument, former Yugoslavia

Many of the victims associated with the Shooting of Hostages monument in the centre of Zagreb were executed in the Dotrščina forest on the outskirts of the city. Between 1941 and 1945 in the region of 7,000 anti-fascists, Roma and Jews were murdered by Ustasha and German forces and a handful of spomeniks in various locations throughout the forest commemorate the atrocities that took place. Path to Martyrdom was the first monument to be erected in the memorial park.

Monument to the Fallen in Zagreb Liberation (Dotrščina Memorial Park) in Zagreb, Croatia | Spomenik | Socialist monument | former Yugoslavia

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