brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Borivoje P. RADAN
BORIVOJE BORO RADAN, son of PETAR, born on September 26, 1923, in Mostar. Student of the Gymnasium in Mostar, member of the League of Communist Youth of Yugoslavia (SKOJ) since 1940, and the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) since 1941. In the first group of volunteers, the 28 Mostar communists, who went to the field of eastern Herzegovina in the summer of 1941 to work on developing the uprising. The detachment, led by Savo Medan, set off after 9 o’clock in the evening from the Bjelušine neighborhood in Mostar, armed with 16 rifles and 150 rounds of ammunition per rifle. Each fighter had a revolver and at least two “Kragujevka” rifles. In the Battalion from September 1941. He survived the Battle of Sutjeska and managed to return to Mostar for recovery with 80 surviving fighters. Deputy platoon commissar, he was killed in Kamena near Mostar as the commissar of the Mostar Youth Detachment in July 1943.
After the war, a street in Mostar was named after Boro. His name was recorded on a memorial plaque in Mostar Gymnasium. The plaque disappeared without a trace during the war events of 1992-1995.
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; https://poskok.info/mostarke-u-doba-okupacije-sloboda-nije-stigla-iz-bajke/; grupa autora (1961): Hercegovina u NOB 1. dio, Beograd, Vojno delo; Konjhodžić, Mahmud (1981): “Mostarke”: fragmenti o revolucionarnoj djelatnosti i patriotskoj opredjeljenosti žena Mostara, o njihovoj borbi za slobodu i socijalizam, Opštinski odbor SUBNOR-a Mostar; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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