kultura sjećanja

| culture of remembrance |

kultura sjećanja

| culture of remembrance |

DATA:

Monument:
Memorial Church Dedicated to Victims from Sijekovac

Location: Sijekovac village, Brod municipality

Entity: Republika Srpska

Erected in year: 1998-2007

Text on the monument:

Inscription on a plaque located at the entrance to the church, on the facade:

How many times
did death howl in frenzy here
with killers drunk on hate
bellowing for Serb blood?

Sworn enemies of the Serb people
drew their swords
and the blood of martyrs flowed

while the flames of a March night dwindled
and the black morning of Sijekovac dawned.

Veterans Organisation
Srpski Brod, March 2000

Inscription on a plaque located in the church, on a wall:

Fallen soldiers
and civilian victims
of the Patriotic War
MZ Sijekovac

(names of those killed, with the following information: year of birth and year of death)



In memory of:

Fallen soldiers and civilian victims from Sijekovac



Ethnic group: Serbs

Victims are from the area of: Sijekovac

Location choice:

The Memorial Church is dedicated to St. Marina, a martyr, and is located at the site of a destroyed church that stood there before the war. The site where nine Serbs were killed on 26 March 1992 is close by.



Built by the means of:

Families of victims, Brod Veterans organisation, Serb Orthodox Church, Brod Municipality


Commemorations: A memorial service, organised by a committee of the Republic of Srpska government is held on 26 March in order to preserve the tradition of the liberation wars.

Data source(s): Brod Municipality, Department for the Protection of Veterans and Persons with Disabilities , Local partners, Fieldwork

Photographed: 10 March 2013

Map:

Brod, Sijekovac, Memorial Church for Victims from Sijekovac

10 March 2013

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DATA:

Monument:
Memorial Church Dedicated to Victims from Sijekovac

Location: Sijekovac village, Brod municipality

Entity: Republika Srpska

Erected in year: 1998-2007

Text on the monument:

Inscription on a plaque located at the entrance to the church, on the facade:

How many times
did death howl in frenzy here
with killers drunk on hate
bellowing for Serb blood?

Sworn enemies of the Serb people
drew their swords
and the blood of martyrs flowed

while the flames of a March night dwindled
and the black morning of Sijekovac dawned.

Veterans Organisation
Srpski Brod, March 2000

Inscription on a plaque located in the church, on a wall:

Fallen soldiers
and civilian victims
of the Patriotic War
MZ Sijekovac

(names of those killed, with the following information: year of birth and year of death)



In memory of:

Fallen soldiers and civilian victims from Sijekovac



Ethnic group: Serbs

Victims are from the area of: Sijekovac

Location choice:

The Memorial Church is dedicated to St. Marina, a martyr, and is located at the site of a destroyed church that stood there before the war. The site where nine Serbs were killed on 26 March 1992 is close by.



Built by the means of:

Families of victims, Brod Veterans organisation, Serb Orthodox Church, Brod Municipality


Commemorations: A memorial service, organised by a committee of the Republic of Srpska government is held on 26 March in order to preserve the tradition of the liberation wars.

Data source(s): Brod Municipality, Department for the Protection of Veterans and Persons with Disabilities , Local partners, Fieldwork

Photographed: 10 March 2013

Map: