The Chetniks brutally kill a Serbian peasant suspected of having links with partisans

Chetniks, Serbian peasant

The Chetniks brutally murdered a Serbian peasant suspected of having links with partisans.


In each detachment of the Chetniks there were so-called “kolyachs” (from the Serbian verb “kolat” to cut), that is, the executioners who eliminated the partisans of Josip Broz Tito and in general those suspected of sympathizing with the communists. The execution was carried out exclusively with cold weapons. Later, in 1944, the Chetniks also dealt with the captured Soviet soldiers and officers of the Red Army.



Location: Valjevo, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Photo date: 1943

In : 1943

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