Sremski Front Battle anniversary
BELGRADE -- Serbia will mark the 62nd anniversary of the WW2 Sremski Front Battle with a ceremony on Thursday.
The event, set to take place at a memorial complex in Adarševci near Šid, Vojvodina, will be organized by the ministries of labor and defense, the government said in a statement.
The Sremski Front battle lasted 175 days, from October 21, 1944, until April 12, 1945. It was fought by over 250,000 soldiers from both sides, and those fighting with the Yugoslav army units included Red Army, Bulgarian army and Italian brigades troops.
Some 13,500 Yugoslav soldiers, 1,100 members of the Red Army, 630 members of the Bulgarian army and 163 Italians were killed, while the number of enemy casualties was 30,000, the statement said.
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