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“The Axis attacks first.”
The partisans were ratted out in the village of Sv. Helena of Javor near the town of Celje on the 1st November. The Germans surrounded the Štajerski battalion that left for Brežice after the battle at Čreta in order to raise a general uprising in the region. Break free from the encirclement!
November 1st 1941
The fighting started as soon as the police shows up and lasts about half an hour. The partisans had to withdraw quickly and leave behind 4 casualties and a lot of personal gear.