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Vječna Vatra (Eternal Flame), Stari Grad, Sarajevo, Kanton Sarajevo, Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 3-10-2014, 11:23.

The memorial to the military and civilian victims of WWII in Sarajevo was dedicated on April 6th, 1946, the first anniversary of the liberation of the city from the four-year long occupation by Nazi Germany.

The inscription reads

With Courage and the Jointly Spilled
Blood of the Fighters of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian,
Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian Brigades
of the Glorious Yugoslav National Army; with
the Joint Efforts and Sacrifices of Sarajevan Patriots
Serbs, Muslims and Croats on the 6th of April 1945
Sarajevo, the Capital City of the People's Republic
of Bosnia and Herzegovina was liberated.
Eternal Glory and Gratitude to the Fallen Heroes
of the liberation of Sarajevo and our Homeland,
On the First Anniversary of its Liberation
--a Grateful Sarajevo

Nikon D700, AF-S Nikkor 16-35/4G ED VR, 1/60 sec, f/8, ISO 400, FL=22 mm, WB: 5600K