Slovak National Uprising
The Slovak National Uprising (Slovak: Slovenské národné povstanie, abbreviated SNP) or 1944 Uprising was an armed insurrection organized by Slovak anti-Nazi resistance movement during WWII. It was launched on August 29 1944 from Banská Bystrica. The uprising was an attempt to oust the government of pronazi Jozef Tiso. Although the rebel forces were defeated by Germans, guerilla warfare continued until the liberation of Slovakia by the Soviet Army in 1945.