brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Mahmut I. ĐIKIĆ
MAHMUT MAHA ĐIKIĆ, son of IBRAHIM, born on January 30, 1915, in Mostar, electrician. Pre-war activist, member of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) since 1938, secretary of the KPJ cell in the Brown Coal Mine in Mostar from 1938 to 1940, member of the Municipal Committee of the KPJ for Mostar in 1940. One of the 15 participants in the party conference at the end of June 1940, which elected the Local Committee of the KPJ for the city of Mostar. To avoid arrest after a strike, he temporarily moved to Zenica where he worked until June 1941 when he returned to Mostar. He was present at the meeting of communists on July 31, 1941, at the house of Zlatka Vuković. On that occasion, Zlatka threw a bomb at the Ustashe who had burst into the house to provide an escape. She was captured and shot two hours later in the high school courtyard, along with Ahmed Sefić and her tenants, Vera and Dejan Popović. Among those present at the meeting, Zlatka’s son Slobodan and Jusuf Čevro were also captured and shot. Mahmut Đikić and Mustafa Husković managed to escape. Together with Mustafa and other members of the KPJ, following the decision of the KPJ to initiate a general popular uprising, Mahmut was sent to the Nevesinje district to organize the uprising in eastern Herzegovina. During an attempt to establish contact with the party organization in the field, Mahmut Đikić and Mustafa Husković were captured and accused of being Ustashe spies by the peasant rebels. They were shot near Kifino Selo.
*according to the information from the book “Memorial of Mostar 1941-1945.”
grupa autora (1961): Hercegovina u NOB 1. dio, Beograd, Vojno delo; grupa autora (1986): Hercegovina u NOB 2. dio, Beograd grupa autora (1986): Hercegovina u NOB 4. dio, Beograd; Seferović, Mensur (1957): „Tajna partijske ćelije“, Sarajevo; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
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