100 years from battle on Kolubara

Liturgy and significance of Serbian soldiers in the Church of St. Demetrius in Lazarevcu served His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej began marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Kolubara. State ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Kolubara was attended by Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, President of the Republic of Serbian Milorad Dodik, Crown Prince Alexander II and numerous representatives of the diplomatic corps in Serbia. The Serbian president said that the Battle of Kolubara was "sensation and the invaders and allies, and perhaps for the Serbs," adding that she studied almost all military academies of the world, as an example of military skill and daring generals, tactics and strategy. Also Nikolic said that this battle "the largest plume in the glorious and victorious war epic Serbia, not only in the Great (First World) War," and that the resulting "great generalship and dedication of every soldier." Nikolic said that during the Battle of Kolubara the army retreated and the people and it seems that there is no chance to stop the progression of the Austro-Hungarian. Nikolic"s speech ended with the words "Long live Serbia!" And then "March on the Drina" was played. End of the charnel-house fighters Battle of Kolubara wreaths were laid by the President of Serbia, representatives of the Government, Parliament, Chief of Staff of the Army of Serbia, the great-grandson of general Zivojin Misic and representatives of the Association for preserving tradition of Serbia liberation wars. The representatives of the diplomatic corps have left the monument by a red rose. In the crypt of the memorial church with charnel house of St. Demetrios in Lazarevcu rests killed 40,000 Serbian and Austro-Hungarian soldiers. After the civil ceremony performed the art program at the City Park in Lazarevac. Battle of Kolubara conducted in November and December 1914 and ended with the successful counteroffensive under the command of General Zivojin Misic. It is considered the most significant battle of the Kingdom of Serbia and Austro-Hungarian carevine.General Zivojin Misic due to the successful conduct of operations promoted to the rank of duke. The Battle of Kolubara, Serbia has lost 22,000 soldiers, had 91,000 wounded and 19,000 prisoners, and Austria-Hungary had a loss of 29,000 killed, 120,000 wounded and 74,000 missing soldiers. STAGE PRO was responsible for the installation of VIP seats at the celebration of the centenary of the most important battles of the Kingdom of Serbia and Austro-Hungarian Empire.