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TIGR, abbreviation for Trst (Trieste), Istra (Istria), Gorica (Gorizia) and Reka (Rijeka (Fiume)), was the first antifascist national-defensive organization in Europe, consisting of Slovenians in Slovenian region of Primorje (Primorski Slovenci). It was active between 1927 and 1941. Many members of this organization were connected with Yugoslavian and British intelligence services and many of them were military trained. The organization wasn't invited to join the OF (Liberation front) of the Slovenian nation in 1941, but many members of TIGR later in 1943, after the capitulation of Italy, joined Slovenian partisan's brigades, specially the Oversea brigades (Prekomorske brigade). Trieste (Italian: Trieste; Slovenian and Croatian: Trst; German: Triest; Hungarian: Trieszt; Latin: Tergeste; Serbian: Трст or Trst) is a city and port in northeastern Italy right on the border with Slovenia. ... Coat of arms Istria (Istra, pronounced in Croatian and Slovenian; Istria, pronounced in Italian, Istrien, pronounced in German) is the biggest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. ... Gorizia (Slovenian: Gorica, German: Görz, Friulian: Gurize) is a small town at the foot of the Alps, in northeastern Italy, on the border with Slovenia. ... Rijeka (in local Croatian dialects Rika and Reka; Fiume in Italian and Hungarian, Reka in Slovene; Sankt Veit am Flaum in older German; R(ij)eka and Fiume both mean river) is the principal seaport of Croatia, located on Kvarner Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea. ... Fascism (in Italian, fascismo), capitalized, was the authoritarian political movement which ruled Italy from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini. ... World map exhibiting the location of Europe. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ...


In 1930 the Italian fascist police discovered some TIGR's cells and four members (Ferdo Bidovec, Fran Marušič, Zvonimir Miloš and Alojzij Valenčič) were sentenced and executed at Bazovica (Basovizza). When Mussolini visited Kobarid (Caporetto) in 1938, some members of TIGR planned an attempt on his life, which did not succeed. In 1941 nine members of TIGR were condemned for war-espionage and terrorism, five of them (Pinko Tomažič, Viktor Bobek, Ivan Ivančič, Simon Kos and Ivan Vadnal) were also executed in Villa Opicina (Opčine). Although the organization stopped to operate later, the Communist Party of Slovenia (KPS) constantly very carefully monitored over the actions of some of TIGR's individual members. Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (July 29, 1883 – April 28, 1945) was the prime minister and dictator of Italy from 1922 until 1943, when he was overthrown. ... Area: 192. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The train station in Villa Opicina. ... The League of Communists of Slovenia was the Slovenian branch of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, the sole legal party of Yugoslavia from 1945 to 1990. ...


In 1997 on a behalf of the 50th anniversary of annexation of Primorje to the mainlaind of Slovenia, the organization TIGR was awarded by the president of Slovenia Milan Kučan the Golden Honourable Mark of Freedom of the Republic of Slovenia (Zlati častni znak svobode republike Slovenije). 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Milan Kučan (January 14, 1941 - ) is a Slovene politician and statesman. ...


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