Bihać - Garavice War Memorial

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Basic Info

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Garavice War Memorial
Bihać
Municipality of Bihać
(Una-Sana Canton, Bosnia)

Coords: 44.8228,15.84011

Size: 15 monoliths, 4-6m tall
Main Material: Stone
Designer: Bogdan Bogdanović

Major Point of Interest
Built in 1981
Condition: neglected
Style: Abstract

Main Reference:
https://www.spomenikdatabase.org/bihac

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Notes

  • A secondary site consisting of two of the same exact shape and size memorial columns as those found at the primary memorial site on Garavice hill is located at 44.830167, 15.835222. See this Subpage: Bihac - Garavice War Memorial/Secondary Site



Physical aspects: Objects, Style, Shape & Materials

Objects


Table of separate objects of Bihać - Garavice War Memorial
Image Name Description Size Condition Main Material Notes
BihacSpomenikGaravice07.jpg Monolith About 15 carved monoliths on a hill 4-6m neglected stone much graffiti, partly crumbled
BihacSpomenikGaravice03.jpg Engraved red stone at the entrance 1-2m2 neglected, partly destroyed stone more on the way uphill, with inscription
BihacSpomenikGaravice05.jpg Engraved stone several on the way uphill, with inscription 1-2m2 neglected, some destroyed stone


Style & Shape

Materials

Materials of Bihać - Garavice War Memorial
  • Stone


Location & Directios

Location & Directions
Coords: 44.8228,15.84011

Directions
Hiking distance from the city.

Maps
* Nearby locations (external)
* Googlemaps Satellite View (external)
  • Note: Clearly visible on googlemaps, entry has many pics
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Notes

History and Background

Commemoration

  • This spomenik at Bihać commemorates the many thousands of ethnic-Serb and Jewish civilians, including children, that were executed on this hillside by Ustaše forces in July of 1941.
  • More info: http://www.spomenikdatabase.org/bihac

Design, build and condition

Phases in the existence of Bihać - Garavice War Memorial
Year/Period Exact Date Event/Use Notes
1981 Building
2011 Officially declared as a 'National Monument' but still neglected


Gallery

  • External Links to pics:


Gallery of Bihać - Garavice War Memorial

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Inscription stone at the entrance, monument in the back
Inscription with name of monument
One of the inscripted stones on the way up
Hill with monoliths

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A monolith
Two of the monoliths

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Monoliths

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monolith

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A last inscription. Not clear if it is connected with the monument



References, links & furter reading