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 Draza Mihailovic

Draza Mihailovic

Birth
Sumadija and Western, Serbia
Death 17 Jul 1946 (aged 53)
Belgrade, City of Belgrade (Grad Beograd), Serbia
Burial Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 8702709 · View Source
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Yugoslavian Army General. He organized and lead resistance forces against Nazi Germany, which occupied Yugoslavia from December 1941 to December 1944. Through the undaunted efforts of his troops, over 500 United States airman were rescued from the Enemy Occupation Forces in Yugoslavia during World War II, and returned safely to friendly control. He was awarded the "Legion of Merit" award by President Harry S Truman. The location of his remains are unknown. It was reported that the General was shot by firing squad, then his body dismembered, thrown into a pit, and acid poured on top.

Bio by: David M. Habben


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David M. Habben
  • Added: 30 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8702709
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Draza Mihailovic (27 Apr 1893–17 Jul 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8702709, citing Serbian Orthodox Monastery of Saint Sava, Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .