Opening date: November 23th, 2010
Realization: Evica Micković, Milena Radojčić, Jelena Nikolić, Isidora Stojanović, Snežana Lazić, Aleksandar Marušić, Vladimir Mijatović
Technical support: Bojan Kocev, Milan Čavorović, Vesna Pehrat, Nada Đorđević
Visualization: Bojana Đurović, engineer architect
Graphical solution: Dragana Lacmanović
Catalogue authors: Evica Micković, Milena Radojčić, Aleksandar Marušić, Goran Davidović
Opening ceremony: Dragan Gačić, MA, the Director of the Historical Archives of Belgrade opened the exhibition; Mr Borisav Čeliković, the Director of the Museum of Rudnik-Takovo Region and Vera Todorović, the President of the Association of Combatants, made a speech about the destruction of residents of this region in the Concentration camp of Banjica.
The exhibit visits statistics: between November 23th and December 19th, 2010, the exhibition visited 500 people.
Historical Archives of Belgrade intended to make available to the public historical documents-Books of records of the Concentration camp, providing complete information on profiles of Banjica Concentration camp prisoners.
Special segment of the standing represents exhibited documents-personal files, photographs, personal belongings ilustrating the destiny of camps inhabitants originated from the current Municipality of Gornji Milanovac: Jevtović Milena, the teacher; sisters Leposava and Gordana Lazić, students; Čivović Kosta, typographer, deported from the Banjica to Mauthauzen Concentration camp where he perished; Majdanac Milorad, wheat trader; Ivković Nenad, officer of the Belgrade National Bank, born in Gornji Milanovac; Damjanac Radovan, lance sergeant from the Brajići village; Ivković Mihajlo, peasant from the Gornji Banjani village.
Banjica imprisoned 651 persons from the mentioned region. Statisticly it represents 2,7% of all recorded prisoners with outcome of 174 perished: 162 shot, 9 dead and 3 hanged persons. Number of perished persons originated from the Municipality of Gornji Milanovac refers to 4,06% of the total number of victims of Banjica scaffold; 184 inhabitants were freed, 134 of them were deported to forced labour or Concantration camps of Germany, Austria, Norwey and France. The destiny of 159 persons has left as unresolved issue.
The first prisoner recorded to the Book, numbered 1, originated from this region: Milojko Žižović, the law student from Gornji Branetići village, was detained on July 10th, 1941, as twenty year old young man and after the hospital treatment freed on January 22nd, 1942.
Historical Archives of Belgrade, the Municipality of Gornji Milanovac and the Museum of Rudnik-Takovo Region commemorated the victims of Banjica Concentration camp preparing the exhibition Banjica Concentration camp – Prisoners /1941-1944/ , a two-volume Book with the same title, so the Catalogue Banjica Concentration camp /1941-1944/ Prisoners: the Municipality of Gornji Milanovac.
exibition Banjica Concentration Camp