brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Džemila P. SARIĆ
DŽEMILA SARIĆ, daughter of PAŠA, born on July 10, 1920, in Gacko. As a child she moved to Mostar with her parents Paša and Hankija (born Šehović), where she completed high school and Teacher Training School. Her father died early, so her mother supported the family by working as a maid. She became a member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) in 1939. As a SKOJ member, she participated in a series of actions and demonstrations on March 27, 1941. By the end of 1941, she worked as a teacher in Bjelimići near Konjic and nearby areas, where she became a member of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ). Her school served as one of the partisan points where meetings were held, illegal members were hidden, and various propaganda materials were stored. After being discovered, she was “sent to a camp upon the proposal of Ž.R.O. in Mostar for a period of 2 years; there is strong suspicion that she maintained contact with the outlaws, as determined from the confiscated partisan archives.” She was imprisoned in the Stara Gradiška concentration camp in the village of Jablanac, from where she was transferred to the notorious concentration camp Jasenovac on June 22, 1944, and every trace of her was lost there.
Halilbegović, Nihad (2006): Bošnjaci u jasenovačkom logoru, Sarajevo, kustos JUSP Muzeja Jasenovac Fotografija: Halilbegović, Nihad (2006): Bošnjaci u jasenovačkom logoru, Sarajevo; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945; Čekić, Smail (1996): Genocid nad Bošnjacima u 2. svjetskom ratu, Sarajevo.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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