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During the 1991 Croatian War of Independence, the Catholic church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Aljmaš was destroyed, and had to be built almost completely anew in 2006. 100 thuonsand of pilgrims visit the site yearly on August 15, the Catholic holiday of the Assumption of Mary.
An interesting piece of information related to Aljmaš cemetery located in the area called Rotkvinac . The following II . World. War is one of the villager for his involvement in the Ustasha army sentenced to a long prison term . When his father died , his sister wrote it in a letter , which he could receive and send once a month . After its reaction in the next letter , sister concluded that the news of the death of his father , censorship wiped or otherwise removed , so that for this not learned . After the death of his mother , as he wrote , but he again noticed in his writings , it is not the news was not received and read . Then he thought of him in the following letter wrote, " Your father and mother traveled to Rotkvinac " . As censor thought it was some place , which is not disputed by them , they gave him a letter with the text and thus learned to have actually died and were buried in Rotkvinc - or Aljmaš cemetery .
In the spring of 2014 years , Aljmas marked valuable jubilee 777 years since the first mention of its name . Data on the first mention of the name and other interesting historical material villages , the archives in Croatia and Hungary for years he collected the President of the local board Aljmaš Ivica Stankovic , who takes care of all the found documentation and preparation issue Monographs Aljmas .
- "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Municipality of Erdut". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
- "Počela restauracija Gospe od Utočišta" [Restoration of 'Our Lady of Consolation' begins]. Jutarnji list (in Croatian). 2006-06-06. Retrieved 2011-01-22.
- "U Aljmašu rekordnih 85 tisuća hodočasnika" [In Aljmaš a record 85,000 pilgrims]. Glas Slavonije (in Croatian). 2010-08-16. Retrieved 2011-01-22.
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