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Great piece of history

This is a very cool site. Reminds you of the devastation that took place in 1991. You have to know... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ativ01
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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David and Goliath

This is a very poignant reminder of bravery against aggression and depicts a little Fiat 500... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Brian7392
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Intersection of Trpimira and Vukovarska, Osijek, Croatia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very cool site. Reminds you of the devastation that took place in 1991. You have to know what happened to understand what this means. I would go on YouTube and search Osijek Red Fiat. Worth seeing.

Thank Ativ01
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a very poignant reminder of bravery against aggression and depicts a little Fiat 500 crushing a tank at the spot where the Fiat defiantly stood in front of a tank during the recent troubles in the former Yugoslav area.

1  Thank Brian7392
Reviewed 29 June 2018

the crossing of Vukovar and Trpimirova is a place you have to see in Osijek because that tank of the JNA was mercilessly overwhelmed by the red "fiq" which forever remained the symbol of a great force trying to defeat the weaker and the more...More

2  Thank ANDREJA-KC
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

An everyday symbol to remember the events of the past - the oppression and the resistance. Good to see.

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A little out of the way on a bit of a nothing intersection, I wouldn't really say it's a disappointment, but it's quite close to it. The sentiment it expresses - the oppressed weak taking on the oppressive strong - is laudable, however.

Thank dr_iggy
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It looks interesting, like a modern sculpture, but the real meaning is a story of the beginning of the 1990-ies war in Osijek. That's what makes it interesting. Most of us from Osijek are emotionally attached to Red Fico.

1  Thank lekom2017
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide pointed this out to us. Originally the owner parked his Hugo in front of a tank to stop it! Naturally the tank squashed the car. The Monument was set up as a triumph for the spirit, with the Hugo running over the...More

1  Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

What a way to make a statement and memorial. Turning the story on it's head with a great sense of humor. Well done! Take a tragedy and then making everyone laugh.

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Simple but self explanatory, car looks in better condition than when it was built😀. Seriously though, it is an excellent monument to represent a single action amongst many of the brave people who were resisting another attempt to suppress their freedom

1  Thank TrevB56
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Really great to see such a meaningful monument but it'd be even better if you know the background story. But even without the prior knowledge, it's a statement all people should understand.

2  Thank Dijana D
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