brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Omer M. BULJUBAŠIĆ
OMER BULJUBAŠIĆ, son of MUJO, born on January 10, 1921, in Mostar, a carpenter, a member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) since 1941, joined the Battalion in October 1941, a fighter, wounded during an unsuccessful attack on the Ustaše station in Vrdolje near Konjic on January 22, 1942. He died at Sutjeska in 1943*.
An excerpt from the literature:
“Panto Sarić, a sergeant, with one of his squads managed to infiltrate the first village houses, where the exchange of fire with the defenders began. The other fighters remained lying in the snow as the defenders put up fierce resistance, not sparing any ammunition. After a three-hour battle, our fighters began to withdraw under the cover of the mist. Protection for the withdrawal of the squad from the houses they had infiltrated was provided by Boro Radan, Branko Gašić, and Božo Škoro from a house where they disarmed two militiamen during the infiltration. In the end, they took the rifles of the disarmed militiamen and withdrew while engaging in combat. In the battle, PERO ĆEĆEZ, a farmer from Donje Selo near Konjic, and VASO GAŠIĆ, a farmer from Baćevići near Mostar, were killed. OMER BULJUBAŠIĆ, ILIJA KULJANIN, MILAN SERDAREVIĆ, and RADE SINIKOVIĆ were severely wounded. Serdarević and Buljubašić were bandaged and taken to a village house. When Panto Sarić, the sergeant, saw that the immobilized Serdarević and the wounded Buljubašić had not withdrawn, he returned to the house where they were left. Panto helped Serdarević and started moving with Buljubašić, occasionally turning back and firing in the direction of the village. Being alone, Panto sent Buljubašić to Blace to seek help to save Serdarević, who was already suffering from frostbite. After some time, a trio on skis appeared, led by Asim Džumhur, and with great effort, they brought Serdarević to Blace.”
* According to the books “Mostar Battalion” and “Memorial of Mostar 1941-1945,” the place and year of death are Sutjeska 1943.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
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