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Commemorative Medal for the Twenty-two National Heroes of Bosanski Petrovac
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Commemorative Medal for the Twenty-two National Heroes of Bosanski Petrovac
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Silvered metal and enamel medal of irregular shape with eyelet for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular medallion with red enamel ground based on the insignia for the Yugoslav Order of the National Hero, the red, white and blue enamel flag of Yugoslavia 1949 to 1992 above and to the right, inscribed below ’22 N. HEROJA BOS. PETROVAC’; the reverse plain with maker’s mark of OVZ, Ponikve, on original ribbon.

The Medal refers to the memorial park in the Bosnian town of Bosanski Petrovac where in Yugoslav days were displayed the busts of twenty-two National Heroes of the Partisan movement - Duro Pecanac Durekan, Zdravko Celar, Radivoj Rodic, Mahmut Ibrahimpasic Maso, Miladin Zoric, Duran Kovacevic, Nikola Karanovic, Svetko Kacar Kaco, Milan Cup, Vlado Bajic, Nikola Vojvodic Vojvoda, Ilija Dosen, Drago Dukic, Marko Jokic, Bogdan Kapelan, Mirko Kesic Keso, Pero Kecman Mukonja, Mile Latinovic, Trivo Latinovic Garonja, Drago Mazar, Branko Surla and Vaso Kelecevic.

Some of the busts have now been relocated to land in front of the Municipality Building.

 
Commemorative Medal for the Twenty-two National Heroes of Bosanski Petrovac
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Commemorative Medal for the Twenty-two National Heroes of Bosanski Petrovac
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Commemorative Medal for the Twenty-two National Heroes of Bosanski Petrovac
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