My dear sister …,
today, on August 15th, death will find me. Remember me, but don’t be sad, for death must come sooner or later. Please pray for me.
Receive my many regards and heartfelt kisses from eternally yours, sister Fanika
Forward my greetings to all my beloved.
Frančiška Čede of Prebold’s last letter before being executed by the Germans
She was shot by the German occupying forces on August 15th 1942 in Celje.
Between September 4th 1941 and August 15th 1942, 374 people (325 men and 49 women) were shot without trial in the Celje prison yard by German occupying forces; many more such shootings took place in the wider Celje area.