brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Salko H. BIJAVICA
SALKO BIJAVICA, son of HAMID, born on February 10, 1919, in Mostar, a tailor, member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) since 1941. Joined the People’s Liberation War and the Partisan Detachments in early 1942, in the Mostar (Konjic) battalion, as a fighter. Survived the Battle of Sutjeska and, along with around 80 other fighters, returned to Mostar in July 1943 for recovery. Later joined the Ramski Detachment and the 17th Krajina Brigade, and became the deputy commander of the Prozor Command Post. Towards the end of 1944, he was severely wounded in an unfortunate accident and died in early 1945* in Prozor.
*According to the information in the book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945,” Salko Bijavica was killed in 1945.
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; 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; Džemil Šarac, članak „Sa Mostarcima“, Hercegovina br 9, str 221; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
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