brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Slavko N. BALAĆ
SLAVKO BALAĆ, son of NIKOLA, born on January 27, 1914, in Vrlika near Knin. Shoemaker, “often unemployed,” football player for FC Velež. Member of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) since 1937, prominent trade unionist and member of the Inter-Industry Committee, one of the lecturers at the Workers’ Home for a wider circle of female workers and housewives. After the demonstrations in September 1940 in Mostar, he was taken to the Lepoglava camp. In the same group, the following were arrested: Nikola Abramović Bjelica, Mustafa Bjelavac, Rade Bitanga, Mustafa Alajbegović, Smajo Brkić, Hasan Kreso, Slavko Balać, Luka Knežić. In the second group, the following were arrested: Mustafa Humo, Velija Hujdur, Vasilije Tošić, Mile Ćećez, Ljubo Ajvaz, Rade Majstorović, and Rudolf Hrozniček. The Ustaše transferred him to the Gospić camp* on July 19, 1941, where he was killed.
* According to the information from the book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
http://rsdvelezmostar.blogspot.com/p/fk-velez.html; grupa autora (1986): Hercegovina u NOB 2. dio, Beograd; grupa autora (1986): Hercegovina u NOB 4. dio, Beograd; Mahmud (1981): “Mostarke”: fragmenti o revolucionarnoj djelatnosti i patriotskoj opredjeljenosti žena Mostara, o njihovoj borbi za slobodu i socijalizam, Opštinski odbor SUBNOR-a Mostar; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
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