Greife Schönstein an!

Dein Ziel: ŠOŠTANJ (dt. Schönstein)

Die Partisanen greifen an.

Greife mit dem Steirischen Partisanen-Bataillon Schönstein an.

8. Oktober 1941

Sie haben die Brücke über den Fluss Paka (dt. Pack) gesprengt, die Telefonverbindungen abgebrochen, in die Gendarmeriestation eingebrochen, das Sägewerk mitsamt Holzlager verbrannt, in den Läden des Besatzers die Ware beschlagnahmt und einige Verräter und Mitarbeiter des Besatzers bestraft.

Začuti zgodovino – obišči nas!
Feel the history – visit us!

Partizan Ivan Klančnik – Stojan
(1920, Ravne pri Šoštanju – 1945, Gradec)
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Partizan Ivan Klančnik – Stojan
(1920, Ravne pri Šoštanju – 1945, Gradec)
Blacksmith’s assistant, employed in Žerjav, from where he joined the partisans, worked for the VOS in the Mežica Valley, and in this role was one of the first partisans sent to the Labot valley in February 1944. Wounded and captured after betrayed by a local man at Breznica near Prevalje in August 1944, he was taken to a hospital in Klagenfurt for treatment, then included in a group of 12 defendants in the last trial before the so-called Nazi “Volksgerichtshof” (People’s Court), presided over by the infamous Nazi judge Dr Ronald Freissler in Klagenfurt on 6 January 1945. Ten were sentenced to death, including Klančnik, who was hanged in Graz on 12 January.