brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Rade N. PIČETA
RADOVAN RADE PIČETA, son of MILAN, born on March 13, 1912, in Mostar. Assistant trader. Activist of the National Liberation War. Arrested by the Ustasha on April 7, 1944, in Mostar, and taken to the Stara Gradiška concentration camp (according to “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945,” he was taken to Bosanska Gradiška), where he was killed.
Regarding Radovan’s death in October 1944, a female prisoner who knew him recalled:
“The liquidation of the camp began according to the earlier Ustasha intentions. On the twenty-fourth of October 1944, the men stood in pairs in the courtyard. They were taken out of the camp in that manner, behind a wall where holes had been dug, and they were killed there silently. The Ustasha no longer waited for the night. There were many of us, and time was limited. The war was coming to an end. In those holes, they found Radovan Pičeta from Mostar, identified by his prisoner card.”
Konjhodžić, Mahmud (1981): “Mostarke”: fragmenti o revolucionarnoj djelatnosti i patriotskoj opredjeljenosti žena Mostara, o njihovoj borbi za slobodu i socijalizam, Opštinski odbor SUBNOR-a Mostar; https://www.portalnovosti.com/mostarke-otpor-u-zicama; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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