War Image of Serbia in the Second World War 1941-1945
October 13 at 18:00 - November 13 at 18:00
The exhibition “War Image of Serbia in the Second World War 1941-1945” is organized on the occasion of marking the 80th anniversary of the mass shooting of hostages in Kraljevo, in October 1941, as an act of revenge by the German Wehrmacht.
The exhibition “War Image of Serbia in the Second World War 1941-1945” refers to the role of partisan units in the fights against the German occupier, as well as the establishment of their relations with the Red Army, and the joint struggle for the liberation of Serbian territory. On the other hand, the exhibition shows the occupation of the country, the fate of refugees and prisoners of war in German camps, as well as the suffering of the civilian population, which includes mass retaliation. Many photographs and documents from 30 funds and collections are on display, which are kept in 13 cultural institutions from 7 cities in Serbia and supplemented with exhibits from the Historical Collection of the National Museum Požarevac and the Historical Collection of the National Museum Kraljevo.
The exhibition “War Image of Serbia in the Second World War 1941-1945” was created as a joint project of the Historical Archives Požarevac, the Military Archives, the Military Museum and the Media Center “Defense”, and under the auspices of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia and the City of Požarevac in the year that marks the 75 years since the victory over fascism and nazism. The authors of the exhibition are Dr. Marijana Mraović, Natasa Milošević Dulić, Dr. Jasmina Nikolić and Dr. Dragana Miloradović. The author of the museological exhibition is Dragan Jacanović.