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Drvar
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Drvar, a small town in western Bosnia (today Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina),  housed the headquarters of the Yugoslavian Partisans for a period during the Second World War and, in May 1944, became the location for a failed German military operation aimed at arresting the Partisan leader, Josip Broz Tito. One of Tito’s closest collaborators in Drvar was the Jewish painter, …

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Ristović, Milan, “Drvar”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 28 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0188>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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