brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Milan R. IVANIŠEVIĆ
MILAN IVANIŠEVIĆ MIĆA, son of RISTO, born in 1921 in Nevesinje. Worker, lived and worked in Mostar. Member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) since 1941 and KPJ since 1942. In the Battalion from December 1941, killed in Turbet near Travnik during the attack on Komar and Goleš in January 1943. Younger brother of Radojka Race Gnjatić-Ivanišević and Voja Ivanišević.
Enver Ćemalović wrote the following about Mićo: “On that occasion, the first fighter Milan Mićo Ivanišević was killed, and he was laid to rest by his brother and sister, Vojo and Raca, while the rest couldn’t hold back their tears. Mićo was an exemplary comrade.”
And Mensur Seferović left the following record of Mićo’s death:
“(…) On January 8, in a battle with the Ustaše near the village of Varošluka, the SKOJ member Milan Ivanišević Mića fell, fatally shot. (…) The attempt of the medic Ešrefa Bilić to save the wounded comrade was in vain, as she herself later fell victim to a bullet. Machine gun bursts were still sweeping across the clearings and pouring all around when above Mića’s grave stood the deeply moved bombadiers, friends and comrades, Mića’s older brother Vojo and sister Radojka, known as Raca, all three fighters of the forty-first battalion, with Raca symbolizing that summer with her moral strength all that is most beautiful and most combative that the land gave to proletarian Mostar.”
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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