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Proclamation issued by Chetnik commander Kosta Milovanovic Pecanac which calls upon the Serb population to fight against the Communist partisan rebellion led by Josip Broz Tito.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 46949

Proclamation issued by Chetnik commander Kosta Milovanovic Pecanac which calls upon the Serb population to fight against the Communist partisan rebellion led by Josip Broz Tito.

The proclamation, which bears the stamp of the Gorcki-Moravskog Chetnik Command, orders all those hiding in the forests, not under Chetnik command, to return to their homes within 8 days or face punishment by death. The document further states that anyone who has tried to damage state-owned or private property such as railroads, bridges, roads and buildings, or property belonging to the occupying power, will be punished by death.

Date
1941 August 27
Variant Locale
Serbia
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Muzej Revolucije Narodnosti Jugoslavije
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Record last modified: 2002-09-26 00:00:00
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