book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
Velimir P. KOVAČEVIĆ
VELIMIR VELJKO KOVAČEVIĆ, son of PETAR, born on August 28, 1919, in Lukavac near Nevesinje. From early childhood, he lived and studied in Mostar, a teacher and poet. A pre-war member of SKOJ (League of Communist Youth of Yugoslavia). His revolutionary poems, written before the war, were read at the meetings of the Skojevci in Mostar in 1941. Arrested by the Ustasha on August 2, 1941, in Mostar and killed.
Velimir, together with his friend, the later painter conservator and poet Svetislav Mandić (1921-2003), published a collection of poems titled “Dvojica” (the Two) in 1940. Read the collection here.
Many years later, the aged Svetislav will dedicate a poem titled “On that Judgment Day” to his fallen comrades. In the verses, he addresses his fallen comrade Velimir. Read the complete poem here (in BSC).
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