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Ратни циљеви Комунистичке партије Југославије у Другом светском рату
War Aims of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia in World War II

Author(s): Kosta Nikolić
Subject(s): Civil Society, Governance, Military history, Political history, WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), History of Communism
Published by: Institut za noviju istoriju Srbije
Keywords: Yugoslavhood; Communists; occupation; revolution; civil war;
Summary/Abstract: The author writes about the construction of the myth of partisan Yugoslavism in World War II. In the foreground is a critical analysis of the interpretation that the military strategy and national policy of the Communist Party was the decisive factor for the revitalization and renewal of the Yugoslav state. The essence of revolution was in the federation created by the right of nations to self-determination. Ethnic principle was incorporated into the structure of the new federation. Hence the Republic and all (except Bosnia and Herzegovina) was a national, for which the (Slovenia and Croatia) and insisted on the full period of building socialism. Then he adopted the principle that socialism is “abolished” national conflict in Yugoslavia. The most important war aims of the Yugoslav Communists were carrying out the revolution, the seizure of power and create new social and political system. These goals were achieved through the parallel resistance and civil war.

  • Page Range: 477-498
  • Page Count: 22
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: Serbian