Žrtve vojnega nasilja 1941–1945

  • Victims of war violence 1941–1945
SI AS 1086/12537
Language of Description
Level of Description
  • Slovenian
  • Latin

Extent and Medium


Scope and Content

Historian Dr. Tone Ferenc talks about the deportees and the German authorities' plans to deport Slovenes and Germanise Gorenjska and Štajerska in connection with the film footages of the German crimes against the civilian population. The film presents the most important places where the Germans gathered the deportees: the Slovenska Bistrica railway station, the Stari pisker prison in Celje, Rajhenburg Castle, Begunje prison and the Ljubelj camp. The fate of the inhabitants of Dražgoš and Branik is also shown. The film contains statements by refugees and camp inmates Tone Kristan, Danilo Erbežnik, Vika Erbežnik, Janez Palčič, Majda Rode, Ciril Martinčič, Milka Kocian, Marjan Bizjak, Anton Gvardjančič, Tilka Ličen, Ludvik Jelenc, Danica Lotrič Cibic, Boris Lah and Slavko Kune. The film also includes a clip of Mohor Bogataj, the mayor of the municipality of Kranj. The documentary film is produced by Gorenjska televizija Kranj, Združenje žrtev okupatorja 1941–1945, and directed by Kanoni Črt.

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Archivist Note

Description prepared by Jovita Pristovšek based on an online survey of the collection and data available through VARR in 2024.

Rules and Conventions

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