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Slovenian Genealogy

NCO, shipwrecked, adventurer, whaler

On the eve of the Summer Museum Night, an exhibition about Franc Želet (1896–1971), a native of Pivka and a naval non-commissioned officer of the Austro-Hungarian Navy, who survived the shipwreck of the battleship Szent István in June 1918, was opened in the Military History Park in Pivka. This event has strongly marked him for the rest of his life and he also has a central place in the exhibition. Also [[]