brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Hasan M. KRESO
HASAN KRESO, son of HAMID*, born on April 10, 1905.* Shoemaker. Member of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) since 1939. Arrested in early September 1940 due to a protest general strike in Mostar involving over 2,000 workers, all companies and craft workshops, as well as the Coal Mine. The strike was sparked by the ban on the activities of FC “Velež,” a gathering place for progressive ideas. He was taken to Lepoglava. In the same group, the following individuals were arrested: Imšir Gigić, Mustafa Bjelavac, Rade Bitanga, Mustafa Alajbegović, Smajo Brkić, Hasan Kreso, Slavko Balać, Luka Knežić. In the second group, the following individuals were arrested: Mustafa Humo, Velija Hujdur, Vasilije Tošić, Mile Ćećez, Ljubo Ajvaz, Rade Majstorović, and Rudolf Hrozniček. After the Ustaše came to power in April 1941, he was handed over to them and transferred to the Jasenovac concentration camp on July 28, 1941, where he was killed.*
* according to the information in the book “Memorial of Mostar 1941-1945”.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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