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AVNOJ (Antifašističko V(ij)eće Narodnog Oslobođenja Jugoslavije), standing for "Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia", was the political umbrella organization for the people's liberation committees that was established on November 26, 1942 to administer terrorities under their control. It was under the political leadership of the main resistance forces of Yugoslavia, during the Axis occupation of World War II. Anti-Fascism is a belief and practice of opposing all forms of Fascism. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in the Latin alphabet, Југославија in Cyrillic; English: South Slavia) describes three political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ... An umbrella organization is an association of (often related, industry-specific) institutions, who work together formally to coordinate activities or pool resources. ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in the Latin alphabet, Југославија in Cyrillic; English: South Slavia) describes three political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...

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1st AVNOJ meeting

The building where AVNOJ met for the first time in Jajce. Picture taken in the summer of 2005.
Tito at AVNOJ

After the Yugoslavian army capitulated on April 17, 1941, Yugoslavia was distributed between Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary and the newly formed Independent State of Croatia. Opposition to these occupation regimes caused the formation of resistance movements, resulting in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (CPY), then only active in the underground, assuming the role of leading the forces in the Yugoslavian resistance. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 429 KB) Image of the building where Socialist Yugoslavia was established taken in 2005. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 429 KB) Image of the building where Socialist Yugoslavia was established taken in 2005. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (629x636, 56 KB)source: http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (629x636, 56 KB)source: http://www. ... Josip Broz Tito (May 7, 1892 - May 4, 1980) was the ruler of Yugoslavia between the end of World War II and his death in 1980. ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Capital Zagreb Language(s) Croatian Religion Roman Catholicism Political structure Puppet-state King  - 1941-1943 Tomislav II Poglavnik  - 1941-1945 Ante Pavelić Legislature None Historical era World War II  - Established April 10, 1941  - Disestablished May 8, 1945 Population  - 1941 est. ... SKJ flag in Serbo-Croat, with Cyrillic script SKJ flag in Serbo-Croat, with Latin script SKJ flag in Albanian SKJ flag in Hungarian SKJ flag in Italian SKJ flag in Macedonian SKJ flag in Slovenian The Communist Party of Yugoslavia (after 1952 the League of Communists of Yugoslavia) was... SKJ flag in Serbo-Croat, with Cyrillic script SKJ flag in Serbo-Croat, with Latin script SKJ flag in Albanian SKJ flag in Hungarian SKJ flag in Italian SKJ flag in Macedonian SKJ flag in Slovenian The Communist Party of Yugoslavia (after 1952 the League of Communists of Yugoslavia) was...


On November 26, 1942, the Partisan leaders of Yugoslavia convened the first AVNOJ meeting at Bihać, in the northwest of Bosnia, in the hope of gaining political legitimacy. Comprising a committee of both the communist and non-communist Partisan representatives, under Josip Broz Tito, AVNOJ proclaimed support for: Yugoslav Partisan Flag The Yugoslav Partisans were one of the two main resistance movements engaged in the fight against the Axis forces in the Balkans during World War II, alongside rival Chetniks, the Yugoslav Peoples Liberation War. ... Municipality of Bosnia and Herzegovina General Information Entity {{{entity}}} Land area Population (1991 census) 70,896 Population density Coordinates Area code +387 37 Mayor Hamdija Lipovača (SDP) Website http://www. ... Motto None Anthem Intermeco Bosnia and Herzegovina() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Sarajevo Official languages Bosnian Croatian Serbian Government Parliamentary democracy  -  Presidency members Željko KomÅ¡ić1 NebojÅ¡a Radmanović2 Haris Silajdžić3  -  Chairman of the Council of Ministers Nikola Å pirić  -  High Representative 4 Independence... Josip Broz Tito (May 7, 1892 - May 4, 1980) was the ruler of Yugoslavia between the end of World War II and his death in 1980. ...

In 1943, Germany mounted offensives to improve its control of Yugoslavia, in anticipation of an Allied invasion of the Balkan Peninsula. The Partisans fought Colonel Draža Mihajlović’s forces, which had attacked the Partisans, and in March, outmaneuvered the German army, and defeated the Četnic's in Hercegovina and Montenegro, in the famous battle at the river Neretva. Tito ultimately saved 2/3's of his men. This page deals with property as ownership rights. ... In general, allies are people or groups that have joined an alliance and are working together to achieve some common purpose. ... The Balkans is the historic and geographic name used to describe southeastern Europe (see the Definitions and boundaries section below). ... Draza Mihailovic was born in 1893. ... Herzegovina (natively Херцеговина/Hercegovina) is a historical region in the Dinaric Alps that composes the southern part of present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Anthem Oj, svijetla majska zoro Oh, Bright Dawn of May Montenegro() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Podgorica Official languages Serbian (Ijekavian dialect)1 Demonym Montenegrin Government Republic  -  President Filip Vujanović  -  Prime Minister Željko Å turanović Independence due to the dissolution of Serbia and Montenegro   -  Declared June 3, 2006...


In May, however, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, and Ustasha troups and launched a final crushing attack against the Partisans in the Sutjeska Gorge, but the Partisans escaped encirclement. This proved to be a turning point, and when Italy surrendered in September, the Partisans captured Italian arms, gained control of coastal territory, and began receiving supplies from the Allies in Italy. River Sutjeska in Sutjeska National Park Sutjeska is Bosnia and Herzegovinas oldest National park. ...


2nd AVNOJ meeting

AVNOJ Proclamation of what will later become SFRJ

In its second AVNOJ conference in the Bosnian town of Jajce, from November 21 to November 29, 1943, Tito declared AVNOJ to be the superior executive authority. The resolutions of the second AVNOJ conference were: Image File history File links Size of this preview: 382 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (802 × 1257 pixel, file size: 379 KB, MIME type: image/gif) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 382 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (802 × 1257 pixel, file size: 379 KB, MIME type: image/gif) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Capital Belgrade Language(s) Serbo-Croatian (spoken throuout the territory), Slovenian, Macedonian, Albanian, Hungarian (all official), and languages of other nationalities. ... Municipality of Bosnia and Herzegovina General Information Entity {{{entity}}} Land area Population (1991 census) 45,007 Population density Area code +387 30 Mayor Nisvet Hrnjić (SDA) Website http://www. ... is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article concerns the legal meaning of the term resolution. ...

Stalin, the Soviet leader, was enraged when he found out that he was not being informed of the November meeting, and reportedly barred Tito from declaring AVNOJ as a provisional government. The Western Allies, however, were not alarmed, because they knew that the Partisans were the only Yugoslav resistance group, actively fighting the Germans. The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Political federalism is a political philosophy in which a group of members are bound together (Latin: foedus, covenant) with a governing representative head. ... Distribution of Slavic people by language The Slavic peoples are a linguistic and ethnic branch of Indo-European peoples, living mainly in Europe, where they constitute roughly a third of the population. ... Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian 3 Government Semi-presidential republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 812   -  Kingdom established 1217   -  Empire established 1346   -  Independence lost to... Anthem Lijepa naÅ¡a domovino Our beautiful homeland Croatia() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Zagreb Official languages Croatian1 Demonym Croat(s) Croatian(s) Government Parliamentary republic  -  President Stjepan Mesić  -  Premier Ivo Sanader Establishment  -  Founded    -  Medieval duchy March 4, 852   -  Independence May 21, 879   -  Elevated to kingdom 925... Montenegrins (Serbian/Montenegrin: Црногорци/Crnogorci) are a South Slavic people who are primarily associated with the Republic of Montenegro. ... Look up republic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Equal Rights can be: One of several groups called the Equal Rights Party. ... Marshal of Yugoslavia (serbo-croat MarÅ¡al Jugoslavije) was the highest rank of Yugoslav Peoples Army. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... Petar II may refer to: the Bulgarian tsar Petar II Teodor (ruled 1186-1197) the Montenegrin ruler Petar Petrovic Njegos (1813-1851) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Elections Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite (from Latin plebiscita, originally a decree of the Concilium Plebis) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... For the comic series, see Monarchy (comics). ... Josef Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili (Georgian: , Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jughashvili; Russian: , Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili) (December 18 [O.S. December 6] 1878[1] – March 5, 1953), better known by his adopted name, Joseph Stalin (alternatively transliterated Josef Stalin), was General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Unions Central Committee from... Soviet redirects here. ... A provisional government is an emergency or interim government set up when a political void has been created by the collapse of a previous administration or regime. ...


In December 1943, Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin decided to support the Partisans. The United Kingdom joined a month later, and stopped supplying the Chetniks. The first Soviet mission arrived at Partisan headquarters, shortly thereafter. The United States kept a military mission with Mihajlović to encourage continued Chetnik aid for downed American fliers. FDR redirects here. ... Churchill redirects here. ... Iosif (usually anglicized as Joseph) Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин), original name Ioseb Jughashvili (Georgian: იოსებ ჯუღაშვი&#4314... It has been suggested that Yugoslav Army in the Fatherland be merged into this article or section. ... Binomial name Centrarchus macropterus (Lacépède, 1801) The flier (Centrarchus macropterus) is a sunfish (family Centrarchidae) native to muddy-bottomed swamps, ponds, weedy lakes, and riverine backwaters across the American South, from southern Illinois east to the Potomac River basin and south to Texas. ...


In May 1944, German airborne forces attacked Tito's headquarters in Drvar, nearly capturing him. Tito fled to Italy, and established a new headquarters on the Adriatic island of Vis. After throwing its full support to the Partisans, Britain worked to reconcile Tito and Petar. At Britain's urging, Petar agreed to remain outside Yugoslavia, and in September, summoned all Yugoslavs to back the Partisans. Drvar is a town and a municipality in western Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the road between Bosansko Grahovo and Bosanski Petrovac, also near Glamoč. It is administratively part of the West Bosnia Canton of the Federation. ... The Adriatic Sea is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea separating the Apennine peninsula (Italy) from the Balkan peninsula, and the system of the Apennine Mountains from that of the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges. ... Vis is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, the furthest one from the coast that is also inhabited. ...


See also

Yugoslav Partisan Flag The Yugoslav Partisans were one of the two main resistance movements engaged in the fight against the Axis forces in the Balkans during World War II, alongside rival Chetniks, the Yugoslav Peoples Liberation War. ... Combatants Allied Powers: Yugoslav Partisans Axis Powers: Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy (until 1943, when Italy joined the Western Allies), Fascist Croatia, Kosta Pećanacs Chetniks Draža Mihailovićs Chetniks Commanders Josip Broz Tito many Draža Mihailović The Yugoslav Peoples Liberation War (Serbo-Croat: Narodnooslobodilački rat... Photo: Members of the NOVJ (lit. ... The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was a Balkan state that existed from 1945 to 1992. ... Josip Broz Tito (Cyrillic: Јосип Броз Тито, May 7, 1892 [May 25th according to official birth certificate] – May 4, 1980) was the leader of the Second Yugoslavia, which lasted from 1943 until 1991. ... Edvard Kardelj - Sperans (January 27, 1910 - February 10, 1979) was a Slovene prewar communist, politician, statesman and publicist. ... Pijade bust MoÅ¡a Pijade (Belgrade, January 4, 1890 - Paris, March 15, 1957) was a prominent Yugoslav Communist of Jewish origin, and a close collaborator of Josip Broz Tito, former President of Yugoslavia. ... Milovan Đilas Milovan Đilas (1911-1995) was a Communist politician and theorist in Yugoslavia. ... Slovenian Peoples Liberation Council (in Slovenian: Slovenski narodnoosvobodilni svet, abbr. ... State Anti-Fascist Council of Peoples Liberation of Croatia (in Croatian: Zemaljsko antifaÅ¡ističko vijeće narodnog osloboÄ‘enja Hrvatske, abbr. ... State Anti-Fascist Council of Peoples Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ZAVNOBiH) (Bosnian: ) was formed as the highest governing organ of anti-fascist movement in Bosnia and Herzegovina and during World War II developed to be bearer of Bosnian statehood. ... Anti-Fascist Assembly of Peoples Liberation of Serbia (ASNOS) (Serbian: , Romanized: AntifaÅ¡tisičko SkupÅ¡tina Narodnog OsloboÄ‘enjа Srbije) was formed as the highest governing organ of anti-fascist movement in Serbia and during World War II developed to be bearer of Serbian statehood. ... State Anti-Fascist Council of Peoples Liberation of Montenegro and Boka (in Montenegrin: Zemaljsko antifaÅ¡ističko vijeće narodnog osloboÄ‘enja Crne Gore i Boke, abbr. ... Anti-Fascist Assembly of the National Liberation of Macedonia (in Macedonian: AntifaÅ¡ističko sobranie na narodnoto osloboduvanje na Makedonija, abbr. ...

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AVNOJ - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (634 words)
AVNOJ (Antifašističko V(ij)eće Narodnog Oslobođenja Jugoslavije), standing for "Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia", was the political umbrella organization for the people's liberation committees that was established on November 26, 1942 to administer terrorities under their control.
On November 26, 1942, the Partisan leaders of Yugoslavia convened the first AVNOJ meeting at Bihać, in the northwest of Bosnia, in the hope of gaining political legitimacy.
In its second AVNOJ conference in the Bosnian town of Jajce, from November 21 to 29, 1943, Tito declared AVNOJ to be the superior executive authority.
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