Eternal Flame - Vjecna Vatra, Sarajevo

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    The Eternal Flame

    by IreneMcKay Updated Aug 6, 2013

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    This is in memory of Bosnia's war dead from World War 11. It can be found at the end of Ferhadija Street where it joins with Marshal Tito Street. The eternal flame dates from 1946 and continued to burn throughout the siege of Sarajevo.

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    Eternal Flame - Vjecna Vatra

    by Avieira67 Updated Jun 26, 2013

    The Vjecna Vatra is a memorial to the victims of the WWII in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was dedicated on 6 April 1946, the first anniversary of the liberation of Sarajevo from the four years occupation by Nazi Germany and the Independent State of Croatia.
    Even during the Siege of Sarajevo, from 1992 to 1995, the flame was never extinguished.

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    by Jetgirly Written Nov 3, 2012

    Located at the end of pedestrian Ferhadija, where it meets Marshal Tito Street, Sarajevo`s Eternal Flame is a monument to Bosnians killed during the Second World War. Sarajevo had been occupied by Nazi and Croatian forces for four years before it was freed in 1946. See the linked Wikipedia page for a translation of what is written on the monument.

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    The Eternal Flame (Vječna vatra)

    by gordonilla Written Nov 12, 2011

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    The Inscription:

    With Courage and the Jointly Spilled
    Blood of the Fighters of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian,
    Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian Brigades
    of the Glorious Yugoslav National Army; with
    the Joint Efforts and Sacrifices of Sarajevan Patriots
    Serbs, Muslims and Croats on the 6th of April 1945
    Sarajevo, the Capital City of the People's Republic
    of Bosnia and Herzegovina was liberated.
    Eternal Glory and Gratitude to the Fallen Heroes
    of the liberation of Sarajevo and our Homeland,
    On the First Anniversary of its Liberation--
    a Grateful Sarajevo.

    This was dedicated to those civilians and military of Bosnia who lost their lives in WWII.

    Sadly my visit was again after dark and the people warming themselves did not wish to move evn when asked.

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  • Vjecna Vatra

    by Mina17 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This building is right off of Bascarsija. It's called Vjecna Vatra (Eternal Flame) because there is a small ring of fire in front of the building that burns everyday all day. It's a really beautiful site at night. The picture is just of the building though, not of the fire.

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    Eternal Flame

    by HORSCHECK Updated Sep 25, 2010

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    The Eternal Flame (Vjecna vatra) with its cupola commemorates the military and civil victims of the Second World War.

    The Eternal Flame was inaugurated on the 6th of April 1946, which was one year after Sarajevo's liberation from four years of occupation.

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    The Eternal Flame can be found at the junction of the steet Marsala Tita and the pedestrianised Ferhadija.

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    ETERNAL FLAME OF SARAJEVO

    by neodue Written Mar 22, 2008

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    This is on the Marsala TITA street.All former Yugoslavians respect to TITO but this didnt make them figth each other.I am so angry that they killed each other and they do not treat nice each other.They speak same language and they are in same race.Slavic.

    This is only one Monument about their friendship.They fought together against NAZI GERMANY and NAZI CROATIAN LOCAL GOVERMENT.The Eternal flame (Bosnian: Vjeèna vatra) is a memorial to the military and civilian victims of the Second World War in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The memorial was dedicated on April 6, 1946, the first anniversary of the liberation of Sarajevo from the four year long occupation by Nazi Germany and the Independent State of Croatia.

    The memorial is located in the centre of Sarajevo at the corner the Marshall Tito street and the main Sarajevo pedestrian street, Ferhadija

    I give you the english and bosnian titles of this monument.

    Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian
    Hrabrošæu I Zajednièki Prolivenom
    Krvlju Boraca Bosansko - Hercegovaèkih,
    Hrvatskih, Crnogorskih I Srpskih Brigada
    Slavne Jugoslavenske Armije, Zajednièkim
    Naporima I Žrtvama Sarajevskih Rodoljuba
    Srba, Muslimana I Hrvata 6 Aprila 1945
    Osloboðeno Je Sarajevo Glavni
    Grad Narodne Republike Bosne I Hercegovine
    Vjeèna Slava I Hvala Palim Junacima
    za Osloboðenje Sarajeva I Naše Otažbine
    O Prvoj Godišnjici Svoga Osloboðenja
    Zahvalno Sarajevo With Courage and Jointly Spilled

    English
    Blood of the Fighters of the Bosnian- Herzegovinian,
    Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian Briagades
    of the Glorious Jugoslav National Army
    with Efforts and Sacrifice of Sarajevan Patriots
    Serbs, Muslims and Croats on the 6th of April 1945
    Sarajevo, the Capital City of the People's Republic
    of Bosnia and Herzegovina was liberated
    Eternal Glory and Gratitude to the Fallen Heroes
    of the liberation of Sarajevo and our Homeland
    On the First Anniversary of Its Liberation
    a Grateful Sarajevo

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    Eternal fire - eternal flame

    by FRONA Updated Apr 19, 2006

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    Eternal flame: This monument on the main street is dedicated to the liberators of Sarajevo in the second world war. Every year on April 6 an anniversary and memorial of the liberation day is held, and city government and world war two veterans leave flowers in remembrance
    as thanks to Serbian and partisan troups for liberation of Sarajevo in the second world war, Isn't that ironic considering what happened just 10 years ago??

    It represents an ANTI WAR monument.

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    The Eternal flame

    by georeiser Updated Apr 26, 2009

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    The Eternal flame, Sarajevo
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    The Eternal flame is a memorial to the military and civilian victims of the Second World War. It is located in Marsala Tito street in the city centre, and the flame is burning all the time.

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    eternal flame

    by catherineneill Written Jun 5, 2007

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    On Ferhadija, the main walking street, near a persian book shop and iranian embassy (!) is the eternal flame commemorating the then Yugoslavia’s triumph over fascism after WWII.

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    Eternal flame

    by elcolibri Written Sep 23, 2004

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    In a corner in Marsala Tita street and Ferhadija there is the eternal flame, a monument needing care and reconstruction.

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    Eternal Flame

    by travelife Updated Apr 24, 2004

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    Eternal Flame, Sarajevo (web-pic)

    Coming out of Ferhadija, this is the point where old Sarajevo meets new Sarajevo. Eternal flame commemorates the Sarajevan victims in WWII.

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