brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Muhamed H. ŠIŠIRAK
MUHAMED HAMO ŠIŠIRAK, son of HALIL, born on February 16, 1920, in Mostar. A law student in Zagreb. Member of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ), secretary of the Regional Committee of the KPJ for Mostar in 1942, an underground activist who participated in the dispatch of units to join the Partisans. A part of the “channel” that functioned as follows: “Groups gathered in Donja Mahala and in the houses of Fatima Vila, Đulsa Hadrović, and Munte, and Avdija Pavlović, from where they were taken out at night by Vaso Maslo, Muhamed Bostandžić, and Remzija Brkić to the village of Baćevići, where they were received by Dragutin, Desimir, and Ljubo Savić, who transported them across the Neretva River by boat, and from there Slavko, Risto, Spaso and Vlado Ivanišević with Žarko, Mirkom and Sima Šupljeglav from Lakiševina, led them to Hodbina and further to Rotimlja, where Safet Džinović organized their accommodation and meals during rest periods. The groups were then taken over by Mehmed Buljko, Muhamed Šiširak, Mehmed Rajković, and Jovo Lučić, who brought them to the base of the Mostar Youth Detachment in the village of Bjelojevići, Hairlići hamlet. The channel functioned perfectly, and there was never a breach. Only members of the KPJ and SKOJ were involved in this channel.” He was a member of the local committee of the Communist Party in Mostar and served as the secretary of the party branch in the village of Rotimlja. He was a political activist in Dubrava, where he was arrested and killed by the Germans in the summer of 1943.
grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945; Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; Drago Karlo Miletić, članak „Italijanska reokupacija Mostara (septembar 1941 – juni 1943), Hercegovina br 7, str 119; Seferović, Mensur (1958): “Bataljon u okupiranom gradu”, Sarajevo; grupa autora (1961): Hercegovina u NOB 1. dio, Beograd, Vojno delo
Photo: family archives, S. Demirović.
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