brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Mehmed S. ŠAPUH
MEHMED ŠAPUH, son of SALIH, born on September 25, 1921, in Mostar, electrician, football player for FC “Velež,” member of SKOJ since 1941, joined the Battalion in February 1942, fighter, died in Bijela near Konjic in June 1942.
EXCERPT FROM LITERATURE.
“On the night of June 14/15, the Chetniks, after finishing their gathering, executed the prepared organization and began implementing their coup plan after midnight. First, they disarmed our fighters at their positions and killed them silently with knives so as not to raise alarm in the school. Thanks to their scattered presence in the forest, about ten comrades managed to avoid being captured by the Chetniks. The following comrades were killed at the positions: HIVZIJA BRKIĆ BAUK, a student from Mostar, SULJO CILIĆ, a student from the village of Djevor near Jablanica, the first secretary of the party cell during the formation of the detachment in Bijela, REMZIJA ĆIŠIĆ, a worker from Mostar, IBRO DIZDAREVIĆ, a worker from Mostar, AHMET GRČIĆ, a student from Konjic, MEHO HINDIĆ, a peasant from Jablanica, MUJO HUBANA, a peasant from Humilišani near Mostar, MEHMED ŠAPUH, a worker from Mostar, and MUHAMED TASLAMAN BEG, a worker from Mostar.”
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; http://rsdvelezmostar.blogspot.com/p/fk-velez.html ; grupa autora (1986): Hercegovina u NOB 4. dio, Beograd; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović;
other photo: Mehmed Šapuh as soccer player for “Velež”, 1937. (source: S. Špago)
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