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Commemorative Cross awarded to Macedonians who died in the Balkan Wars and the First World War in the Village of Crnobuki, Municipality of Bitola

Commemorative Cross awarded to Macedonians who died in the Balkan Wars and the First World War in the Village of Crnobuki, Municipality of Bitola

Coordinates  : 41.122285, 21.335313

Near the village of Crnobuki, just next to the monastery St. Atanas, a commemorative cross awarded to Macedonians who died in the Balkan Wars and the First World War, was recently erected. It is one of the few monuments erected to commemorate and honour the Macedonians who died during these wars. The text engraved on the commemorative plaque reads as follows:               
"This Memorial Cross is in memory of the Macedonian soldiers mobilized by the armies of Bulgaria, Serbia and Greece and the civilian population, wounded and killed in the Balkan Wars 1912-1913 and the First World War 1914-1918.
From the Macedonian people - November 8, 2015, Crnobuki village."

How to get to the village of Crnobuki:
A 12 km paved road links the village with Bitola. The monument is located 1 km east of the village centre, next to the church St. Atanas' Church. The place is accessible by car.

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The original photos are in the property of the European association for local democracy – ALDA.  Photographer: Zoran Shekerov

 

 

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