brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Miladin M. ĆEĆEZ
MILADIN MILE ĆEĆEZ, son of MARKO, born on May 26, 1919, in Bijelo Polje near Mostar. Law student, player of FC “Velež”. Member of Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) since 1940. Arrested in early September 1940 due to the protest general strike in Mostar, in which over 2,000 workers, all companies and craft workshops, as well as the Coal Mine, participated. The strike was provoked by the ban on activities of “Velež” as a center of progressive ideas. Taken to the prison of Lepoglava. Handed over to the Ustaše in April 1941 and taken to the Gospić concentration camp, where he was killed.
EXCERPT from literature:
“Adem was undoubtedly an excellent comrade, but also a great prankster. When we played football in the field above the Northern Military Camp, where the ‘tournaments’ between customs streets took place, if he couldn’t catch up with you, he would chase you to break both your legs. He seemed terribly unsociable, just like Mile Ćećez, because he could go hours without saying a word. I remember our nighttime walks to ‘Biskupova Glavica’ and back. Adem, Enver Arapdžić (Gec), Mile Ćećez, and I would often ‘stroll’ that way. Of course, Gec would do most of the talking, I would say a few things, but those two often wouldn’t say a word.”
grupa autora (1986): Hercegovina u NOB 2. dio, Beograd; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović. Photo of fallen fighter: from the book “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru”, as recognized by family members.
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