Opening date: October 12, 2014 in the Gallery of the Archives
Editor in chief: Mr Dragan Gačić, MA
Authors of the exhibition and guide: Snežana Lazić, Slobodan Mandić, Vladimir Mijatović, Jelena Mitrović Kocev, Mirjana Obradović, Isidora Stojanović
Design: Đurđija Borovnjak
Graphical solution: Vladimir Mijatović
Informatics technical support: Vuk Babić, Jelena Nikolić
Technical support: Petar Gajičić, Bojan Kocev
Opening ceremony: Siniša Mali, the Mayor of the City of Belgrade
National-liberation army of Yugoslavia and units of the Red army liberated Belgrade on October 20, 1944. Massive involvement of Belgrade citizens was one of mayor characteristics of Belgrade operation. During armed struggle died nearly 4.000 soldiers of the Red army and National-liberation army of Yugoslavia, which rest in Memorial Cemetery of Belgrade Liberates. Liberates of Belgrade gave great contribution to victory over fascist forces, so battle for Belgrade is considered as one of the most important operations in Balkan during the World War II.
The exhibition The liberation of Belgrade-70 years after includes all important aspects of events from October 1944 and armed struggle for Belgrade liberation concerning used records of the Historical Archives of Belgrade. Segments of the standing represent suffering of civil population, liberators-soldiers of the Red Army, members of National Liberation Movement and citizens of Belgrade, pictures of celebration and implementation of new founded authorities. Exhibits do not represent events chronologically-they were intertwined. The central segment of the standing is dedicated to Belgrade illegal movement and premier presentation of the Legacy of Sava Anđelković, one of the struggle participants, which includes kept items from armed fights for Belgrade during 1944: arms, munitions, personal documents, map of Belgrade with inscribed bunkers and fortresses.
The epilogue of struggles is represented through photo documentation and records witnessing the celebration in honor of the victory, mine welfare actions, so foundation of new authorities.
The movie of Dejan Kosanović on Belgrade liberation, lend by Yugoslav Film Archives, enriched the exhibition, so illustrated guide through the exhibition.
Opening ceremony attended Manager of the City of Belgrade, Mr Goran Vesić, legator, Mr Sava Anđelković, representatives of SUBNOR, members of diplomatic corps and churches representatives.
The Gallery of the Historical Archives of Belgrade is opened from Tuesday until Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The exhibition The liberation of Belgrade-70 years after is opened until the end of the year.
Enter is free.
Photos from opening ceremony
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