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Plaque commemorates Serbians who lost their lives as a result persecution between 1941 and 1947. The plaque also commemorates those who gave their lives for the Allied Cause in World War Two.

The World War II persecution of Serbs, also known as The Serbian Genocide, refers to the widespread persecution of Serbs that included extermination, expulsions and forced religious conversions of large numbers of ethnic Serbs by the Ustaše regime in the Independent State of Croatia, and killings of Serbs by Albanian collaborators and Axis occupying forces during World War Two.

Overall, it is estimated that some 40,000 to 60,000 Serbs were killed and another 200,000 driven out of Kosovo during World War Two.

Location

Address:82 Kintore Avenue, Migration Museum, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.919781
Long: 138.601777
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Genocide
Approx. Event Start Date:1941
Approx. Event End Date:1947

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 26th November, 1993
Front Inscription
A MEMORIAL TO THE MILLIONS OF INNOCENT SERBS
WHO PERISHED IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS, EXECUTIONS
                AND BATTLEFIELDS
AT THE HANDS OF THE NAZIS, FASCISTS AND COMMUNISTS
              BETWEEN 1941 - 1947.
ALSO TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR HUMBLE LIVES FOR
       THE ALLIED CAUSE ON ALL FRONTS
      DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
        The Serbian Orthodox Community
     of South Australia, 26th November 1993.
Source: MA
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