Share this page

Monument to Vojvoda Zivojin Misic
Monument to Vojvoda Zivojin Misic
Description

Author: Drinka Radovanović (At the Belgrade Fair; erected in 1988 on the 70th anniversary of the breach of the Thessaloniki front).

Vojvoda Živojin Mišić (1855-1921, Vojvoda - Field-Marshal, one of the most prominent Serbian military commanders). Took part in all Serbian wars between 1876 and 1918. During the Balkans and the early stages of World War I he was an assistant to the head of the High Command Staff. In the Battle of Kolubara he was the commander of the First Army, where he was particularly noted and received the rank of Vojvoda (Field-Marshal). During the breach of the Thessaloniki front (1918) he was the head of the High Command Staff, then the head of the General Staff until 1921.

Info
Similar
Monument to Vojvoda Stepa Stepanovic
Monument to Vojvoda Stepa Stepanovic

Author: Drinka Radovanović (Kumodraž, in front of Stepa’s birth house) Vojvoda Stepa Stepanović (1856-1929, prominent military commander). Took part in all Serbian wars between 1876 and 1918 in various positions of command. Commanded the Second Army during the Balkans War at Adrianople. During World War I he organized the mobilisation and concentration of the entire Serbian army. Thereafter he commanded the Second Army that crushed the Austrians on Cer (there to receive the rank of Vojvoda – Field Marshal) and was noted at the Battles of Drina and Kolubara, as well as the...

Monument to the Unknown Hero
Monument to the Unknown Hero

Author: Ivan Meštrović (on Avala; erected in 1938.) Monuments to unknown heroes were erected in all allied countries during the years after World War I, and Yugoslavia joined in this endeavour. The monument was built for four years and it holds the remains of an unknown hero. It is shaped like a sarcophagus on a plinth with six steps. Caryatids line the sides, symbolizing an honour guard....

Monument to the Defenders of Belgrade from 1915
Monument to the Defenders of Belgrade from 1915

Author: Kolja Milunović (Along the Danube banks, at the Sports Centre; erected in 1988) The monument bears the words of major Gavrilović’s order: “At precisely three o’clock the enemy is to be dispersed by a forceful advance, crushed by your bombs and bayonets. The honour of Belgrade, our capital, must be preserved. Soldiers, heroes, the High Command erased our regiment from its standing numbers. Our regiment has been sacrificed for King and Country. You have no need to worry for your lives, for they exist no more. Therefore, onwards to glory! Long live the King! Long live...