Slovak National Uprising - museums and memorials

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City / Municipality: Nemecká
District: Brezno
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Horehronie (Upper Hron River region / Horné Pohronie)
Exposure in the Ráztocká valley is administered by the Museum of the Slovak National Uprising. The new exhibition - Reprisals of Nazis and Shock Troops of Hlinka Guards in years 1944-1945 was made available in year 2003. The exhibition is devoted to one of the most tragic chapters of Slovak modern history - reprisals of nazis and their domestic collaborators - shock troops of Hlinka Guards and members of german nationality group. Murdering in village Nemecká, in the former limekiln, took place from 4th to 11th January 1945 and after the shot in back of head ended in the flame of the ...
City / Municipality: Tokajík
District: Stropkov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Šariš
Mountains: Ondavská Highlands (Ondavská vrchovina)
Exposure of Museum of the Slovak National Uprising  called Fascist reprisals in eastern Slovakia is situated in the village Tokajík in northeastern Slovakia. Opposite the museum there is a memorial dedicated to the victims of fascist reprisals in village Tokajík, who were murdered at the burning down of the village on November 20, 1944. Source: www.muzeumsnp.sk  
City / Municipality: Banská Bystrica
District: Banská Bystrica
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Horehronie (Upper Hron River region / Horné Pohronie)
The Slovak National Uprising began on 29 August 1944 (during World War II) as a revolt against the entry of the German Wehrmacht into the territory of the Slovak Republic. It was the military uprising of the domestic resistance, whose center was city Banská Bystrica in Central Slovakia. The Influence of Slovak National Uprising on postwar development in Slovakia and the need to document and to maintain documentation on the active participation of Slovaks in fight against fascism, the need to maintain documentation about terror, victims and losses that caused nazium to humanity in World ...
City / Municipality: Baláže
District: Banská Bystrica
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Horehronie (Upper Hron River region / Horné Pohronie)
Kalište is one of many villages and settlements that were burned during World War II. Life in Kalište, as in a only village, has not been restored until today. It is located in the protected area of the National Park Low Tatras (Národný park Nízke Tatry ) at 924 m. a.s.l.. There are reconstructed 2 houses, a small bell tower and the foundations of burnt houses. They recall the tragedy from March 18, 1945. In 2007, the Museum of Slovak National Uprising (Museum of SNP) made available new exhibition called Partisan Republic in 2 houses. Together with the exhibition, a new memorial was ...
Museum of the Slovak National Uprising has made available a permanent Slovak National Exhibition Tragedy of Slovak Jews in State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim on May 8, 2002. The main aim of the permanent Slovak National Exhibition in Oswiecim is to give visitors historically objective view of genesis and course of the holocaust in Slovakia during the Second World War. The particularity of Slovak National Exhibition consist in fact that the complex issue of the Holocaust presents in causal historical ...