Brčko Municipality

Monuments & Memorials


Village/MZ Address Name Type Year Author Still Exists Date Mapped Description
Brčko Ul. Svete Ristića Svračeta Partisans' cemetery Cemetery 1967 Jusuf Begović, Edhem Kamenica, Rizah Štetić Yes Štetić created the mosaics in the cemetery
Brčko Park in front of Hotel Posavina Bust of Hariz Suljić Bust Replaced Replaced by bust in front of Partisans' cemetery.
Brčko Trg Pravde, close to court Bust of NH Veljko Lukić Kurjak Bust Replaced April 2024 Replaced by bust in front of Partisans' cemetery. Pedestal remains in situ.
Brčko Park in front of Hotel Posavina Bust of Milan Marinković Bust Relocated Now in front of Partisans' cemetery. Bust possibly a replacement
Brčko Park in front of Hotel Posavina Bust of Ivica Đermanović Bust Relocated Now in front of Partisans' cemetery. Bust possibly a replacement
Brčko I Elementary School Bust of Jelenka Voćkić Bust Replaced Replacement bust now in front of Partisans' cemetery.
Brčko III Elementary School Bust of Zaim Mušanović Bust Replaced Replacement bust stands in front of Partisans' cemetery.
Brčko Economics High School Bust of NH Boriša Kovačević Bust Replaced September 2023 Replacement bust in front of Partisans' cemetery. Original pedestal still in situ.
Brčko Agricultural and medical school Bust of Vaso Pelagić Bust
Brčko Close to Brčko District government offices Bust of Branko Kisić Bust Created after 1959.
Brčko Close to 'Interplet' textile factory Bust of Milan Ostojić-Šubara Bust
Brčko Cvijete Zuzorić bb., 'Šipad' building Bust of Safet Salihodžić Bust No April 2024 Pedestal still in situ. Replacement bust lies at edge of Partisans' cemetery.
Brčko Cvijete Zuzorić bb., 'Šipad' building Bust of Zijah Salihodžić Bust No April 2024 Pedestal still in situ. Replacement bust lies at edge of Partisans' cemetery.
Brčko Bulevar mira 14, IV Elementary School Bust of Tamara Begović Bust
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of NH Mirko Filipović Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 Almost certainly replaced a bust originally situated elsewhere.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Janko Vasić Bust Dragan Radaković One of 12 replacement busts made in 2008 by Dragan Radaković
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of NH Pero Ćuskić Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 Almost certainly replaced a bust originally situated elsewhere
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Ahmet Kobić Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 Apparently re-cast from original plaster version. One of 12 replacement busts made in 2008 by Dragan Radaković. Original bust possibly situated elsewhere.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Nasto Nakić Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 Almost certainly replaced a bust originally situated elsewhere
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Petar Kaurinović Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 One of 12 replacement busts made in 2008 by Dragan Radaković. Original bust possibly situated elsewhere.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Haso Burić Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 Possibly a replacement, with original being created after 1973.
Brčko Ul. Desanke Maksimović, along railway tracks Monument to the NOB Monument
Brčko Ul. Desanke Maksimović, along railway tracks Monument to the Brčko-Banovići train line Monument Yes
Brčko Bridge over the Sava Plaque to commemorate site of execution of Victims of Fascist Terror Memorial Plaque Re-dedicated Original plaque created during 1970s, and destroyed during 1992-95 war. Replacement plaque with significantly altered text unveiled in 2011.
Brčko Braće Ćuskića 28, Majevica factory Plaque to commemorate victims of mass execution in 1941 Memorial Plaque 1989 Still existed in 2009
Brčko Ul. Islahijet Monument to commemorate Hasan Aganović-Tač Monument 1981 Yes May 2021
Brezovo Polje Community hall Monument to fallen fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Monument 1972 Yes April 2021
Brod Corner of Mostarska and Huseina Salapića Monument to Partisan fighters Monument 1972 Yes Renovated in 1999. Possibly an ossuary.
Bukvik Monument to the NOB Monument Theft of parts of monument occurred in 2003
Gornji Bukvik Ossuary of 85 fallen fighters and 73 Victims of Fascist Terror Ossuary 1966
Bukvik In front of Orthodox church Monument to commemorate the formation of the XVI Muslim Brigade Monument 1973 Yes Possibly replaced a monument dating to 1949.
Bukvik Partisans' cemetery Cemetery Yes Contained 38 fallen fighters by 1959.
Gornji Rahić VII Elementary School Bust of Hamid Berbić Bust Yes Created after 1971.
Grčica Between main road and Bingo supermarket Plaque to commemorate massacre of Jewish inhabitants Memorial Plaque 1989 Yes Stolen in 2009. Either returned or replaced.
Maoča Local clinic Plaque to commemorate fallen fighters Memorial Plaque Yes
Brčko Ul. Jovana Jovanovića Zmaja, Orthodox cemetery Monument to victims of the Holocaust Monument 1988
Gornji Rahić Partisans' cemetery Cemetery Contained 71 fallen fighters by 1959.
Potočari Partisans' cemetery Cemetery Contained 50 fallen fighters by 1959.
Ražljevo Approx. 70m west of Community Hall Partisans' cemetery Cemetery 1973 Yes November 2022 56 people buried here. Includes ossuary of 15 unknown fighters.
Brezovo Polje Partisans' cemetery Cemetery Contained 51 fallen fighters by 1959.
Bukvik Partisans' cemetery Bust of Jovo Pajić Brko Bust
Brčko Confluence of the Brka and the Sava Monument to commemorate the sabotage of tankers on their way to Germany Monument
Brčko Ul. Slavka Bašića, house of Gojko Sekulić (former) Plaque to commemorate meeting place of the KPJ Memorial Plaque
Brčko Vuka Karadžića 28, former Turkish consulate Plaque to commemorate regional conference of the KPJ in 1920 Memorial Plaque Yes
Grčica Monument to the Ćuskić brothers Monument Still existed as of 2015
Bukvik Along road to Donji Bukvik Monument to commemorate the place of death of Janko Vasić Monument
Bukvik Close to church Monument to mark place of execution of Partisan fighters Monument
Seonjaci Monument to fallen fighters of the NOR Monument
Bosanska Bijela Community hall Plaque to commemorate the formation of the 36 Vojvodinian Division Memorial Plaque
Maoča Local clinic Monument to Arif Dervišević Monument 1968 Yes Building was formerly elementary school. Renovated 2019.
Maoča Monument to mark the place of death of Arif Dervišević Monument Yes
Maoča Monument to commemorate capture of 768 Handžar Division troops in 1944 Monument 1983 Yes
Donji Fatovi Plaque to commemorate site of execution of Victims of Fascist Terror Memorial Plaque
Palanka Monument to fallen fighters of the NOR Monument
Gornji Zovik Monument to fallen fighters of the NOR Monument
Miladije Aganov Han Monument to commemorate battle with Ustaša forces Monument
Miladije Trešnjica Monument to commemorate battle with Ustaša forces Monument
Ražljevo Community Hall Monument to the Uprising Monument 1957 Replaced November 2022 Original sculpture dated to 1960s. Replacement created by Anto Jurkić unveiled in 2011.
Ražljevo Community hall Plaque to commemorate fallen fighters Memorial Plaque
Ražljevo Mehagin Han Monument to commemorate battle with Chetnik forces Monument
Ražljevo Petkovača Monument to the Uprising Monument 1978 Yes
Dubrave Community Hall, next to football pitch Bust of NH Mirko Filipović Bust Dragan Radaković Replaced June 2020 One of 12 replacement busts made in 2008 by Dragan Radaković
Bijela Fountain to commemorate Youth Workers' Group's work on the Brčko–Banovići line Fountain 1946 Yes
Gornji Bukvik Partisans' cemetery Bust of Petar Kaurinović Bust Bust possibly a replacement. Still in situ 2010
Gornji Bukvik Partisans' cemetery Bust of Janko Vasić Bust Bust possibly a replacement. Still in situ 2010.
Gornji Bukvik Partisans' cemetery Bust of Jovo Pajić Bust Bust possibly a replacement. Still in situ 2010.
Gornji Bukvik Partisans' cemetery Bust of Nasto Nakić Bust Bust possibly a replacement. Still in situ 2010.
Poljaci Elementary school Monument to the NOB Monument Yes June 2020
Islamovac In front of local community building Monument to Victims of Fascist Terror Monument 1983 Yes February 2024
Brčko Park in front of town hall Monument to fallen fighters Monument 1946 Muhamed Mahić, Oskar Opalka, Sakib Midžić. No No longer exists, with monument to 1992-95 war built on its former location.
Brčko Park along Ul. 7. aprila Memorial ossuary of fallen fighters Ossuary Created before 1960.
Brčko Beside warehouse of oil factory (former) Monument to Hariz Suljić Monument Created before 1954.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of NH Boriša Kovačević Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 Replacement for bust that originally stood in front of Economics High School
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Jelenka Voćkić Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 Replacement for bust that originally stood in front of I Elementary School.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Zaim Mušanović Bust Yes September 2023 Replacement for bust that originally stood in front of III Elementary School.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of NH Veljko Lukić Kurjak Bust Yes September 2023 Replacement for bust that originally stood in front of Town Court.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Hariz Suljić Bust Yes September 2023 Replacement for bust that originally stood in park in front of Hotel Posavina.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Branko Kisić Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes September 2023 Almost certainly a replacement for bust that originally stood close to the government offices.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Safet Salihodžić Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes Almost certainly a replacement for bust that originally stood in park in front of the Šipad building.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Tamara Begović Bust Yes September 2023 Almost certainly a replacement for bust that originally stood in front of IV Elementary School.
Brčko Partisans' cemetery Bust of Zijah Salihodžić Bust 2008 Dragan Radaković Yes Almost certainly a replacement for bust that originally stood in park in front of the Šipad building.
Gorice Close to elementary school Monument to the NOB Monument Yes July 2020 Plaque missing and in poor condition. Identical to monument to mark the place of death of Arif Dervišević in Maoča.
Brčko Islahijet building Plaque to commemorate workers' conference hosted by Mitar Trifunović Učo in 1919 Memorial Plaque 1981 Yes February 2024 Possibly originally situated on the outside of the building
Omerbegovača Next to elementary school Monument to Victims of Fascist Terror Monument Yes March 2024 Commemorates 5 Victims of Fascist Terror executed in January 1945.
Potočari Next to elementary school Monument to commemorate the site of execution of Milorad Petrović Monument Yes March 2024 Created in either 1981 or 1984

Credits

Vojislav Durmanović

Vojislav Durmanović (b. 2002 in Šabac) is a high school student who lives in Bijeljina. He is interested in local history, the history of NOB and former Yugoslavia, antifascism and social activism, as well as major political topics related to these. He has written several articles on various internet portals to date. Vojislav is responsible for recording sites in Bijeljina and Ugljevik municipalities.

Edi Kaloper

Selman Edi Kaloper (b. 1995 in Esine, Italy) is a resident of Brčko. He completed his elementary education in Darfo (Italy) and Brčko, where he later graduated from the Agricultural and Medical High School. He obtained his master's degree at the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Science. Alongside his academic studies, he writes both poetry and prose, and also draws. He has published a number of peer-reviewed works as author or co-author on the topics of irrigation, water balance and soil erosion. His poetry is regularly published in two magazines and he has also contributed to two collections of poetry by young authors from Bosnia and Herzegovina. He has authored two books of poetry, and provided illustrations for two novels, a collection of stories and three poetry anthologies. He is active in several NGO organizations in Brčko, both in functional capacities and as a member. He speaks Italian and English.