brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Ibro O. VEŽIĆ
IBRAHIM IBRO VEŽIĆ, son of OMER, born on April 12 in the village of Donje Gnojnice near Mostar. Farmer. Joined the People’s Liberation War and Partisan Detachments on February 14, 1945. Fighter of the 3rd Battalion. Killed in battle near Kiseljak on April 5, 1945.
Circumstances of Ibrahim’s death, as recorded:
“German documents show that in the decisive 48 hours between April 5 and 7, on the Blažuj-Kiseljak communication line, the 909th Fortress Infantry Brigade was almost completely destroyed, with only remnants of the 363rd Rifle Regiment and the 964th Fortress Infantry Brigade breaking through from Kobilja Glava, and almost the entire artillery of the 181st Infantry Division remained in the Blažuj and Rakovica area. According to the report of the 29th Division Headquarters from April 16, the following were seized: 6 howitzers 105 mm, 5 mountain guns 75 mm, 6 anti-tank and 3 anti-aircraft guns, 9 mortars 81 mm, 6 mortars 46 mm, 10 machine guns and about 60 submachine guns, 615 rifles, 30 automatic rifles, and 80 pistols, 40 trucks and cars, 20 motorcycles and 100 horse-drawn carts, about 500,000 rifle and machine gun bullets, and several thousand artillery and mortar shells. (…) Due to the heavy fire, several hundred horses were killed, and only about ten healthy ones were seized. At the same time, the Division had 126 killed, 325 wounded, and 3 missing” (among the killed was Ibrahim Vežić).
Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945; Komnenović, Danilo; Kreso, Muharem (1979): 29. hercegovačka divizija, IZ, Beograd
Fotografija: S. Demirović.
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