brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
Salem A. SALKOVIĆ
SALIM* SALKOVIĆ, son of AHMED, born on April 6, 1923, in Mostar. Clerk. Member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ). Arrested by the Ustasha in February 1945 in Mostar and taken to Sarajevo with a group of people from Mostar. Killed in Sarajevo as part of Ustasha reprisals and during their withdrawal from Sarajevo in the final days of the war in 1945.
After the failed assassination attempt on notorious Maks Luburić in early March 1945, Luburić took over the judiciary in Sarajevo and formed his own Court. This Court, through the verdicts UKP number 1/45 and UKP number 2/45, published in the last issue of the Ustasha “Novi list” on April 3, 1945, sentenced dozens of people to death. Early in the morning on March 28, 1945, seven days before the liberation of the city, the Ustasha publicly hanged 56 people at Marindvor, and more were found in Luburić’s villa who could not be identified due to the mutilation of their remains. The name of Salim Salković was listed as number 9 on the notice announcing the death sentence by firing squad.
*According to the book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945,” the name is Salim.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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