Kadinjaca Memorial is carring a strong note :“The fourteenth kilometer has surrendered but Kadinjača never will“. That contemplation of the poet has been mentioned and remembered for decades in Užice region as a proof of the historical importance of the battle on Kadinjača, a legendary hill 14 km from Užice.
Among other monuments around Uzice, one in particular is worth seeing – Memorial on Kadinjaca (14 km towards west from Uzice). The memorial is dedicated to the troops of Workers Battalion from Uzice, the Posavec and the Orasans, who scarified their lives on 29th November 1941. by protecting the retreat of the main partisan troops from Užice towards Sandžak.
As a memory on their resistance in 1952 the memorial was unveiled – the pyramid under which is the crypt where the remains of the majority of fallen soldiers who lost their lives on Kadinjaca were placed.
In 1979 a new memorial was unveiled, when the Workers’ battalion was given the medal of Order of The National Hero. The authentic situation of the battle on Kadinjaca, the idea of the memorial monument and the building of the Memorial Home were given by the sculptor Miodrag Zivkovic and the architect Aleksandar Djokic from Belgrade.
Within this memorial, at about 15 acres, there is a memorial home where visitors can get information on the monument and the battle on Kadinjaca. There is a permanent exhibition taking place in memorial home “Workers’ Battalion and the Battle on Kadinjaca” at the area of about 150 m2 with more than 300 exhibited items.
In one of the rooms for exhibitions there is an exhibition “Uzice Region in NATO Aggression Against Yugoslavia”.