brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
Ljubo N. PAVLOVIĆ
LJUBOMIR LJUBO LJUPČE PAVLOVIĆ, son of NASTO, born on October 17, 1926, in Mostar, a student at the Gymnasium, a member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) since 1942, in the Battalion since October 1943, a battalion courier, killed in Brasina near Mostar in February 1944 due to an unfortunate accident.
EXCERPT FROM LITERATURE: Comrades recall Ljubo’s death:
“The Bresina pass was always, especially in winter, the most arduous and dangerous section along the entire courier route from Mostar to Boračko Lake. In the same place where, by some miracle, I managed to escape death by a hair’s breadth, two years later (in January 1943), Ljubo Pavlović Ljupče was killed. While traveling from Glavatičevo to Mostar with the battalion commissar Enver Ćemalović and courier Salko Repeša, there was heavy winter and ice. They had to break the ice and create footholds in the snow by firing their rifles. In one moment, Ljupče slipped and fell into the abyss, which resulted in us losing another dear comrade and Brasina exacting its toll. We rightfully called it the ‘cursed Brasina.’ But precisely because of that danger, we used it, as it attracted less attention.”
Ljubo’s name was recorded on a memorial plaque at Mostar Gymnasium after the war. The plaque disappeared without a trace during the wartime events in 1992-1995.
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; https://poskok.info/mostarke-u-doba-okupacije-sloboda-nije-stigla-iz-bajke/; http://www.most.ba/091/015.aspx; grupa autora (1986): Hercegovina u NOB 4. dio, Beograd ; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
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