Today, Tuesday July 17, 2012, marks 66 years
since the life of General Draža Mihailovich was taken.
there is still no gravesite.
April 27, 1893 - July 17, 1946
The Hero Whom You Gave to History
Has Not His Like in Our Time
By Dame Rebecca West
“Twenty years after the death of Draza Mihailovich he is undimmed in his glory as a defender of liberty against the Fascist terror, who defended it also against the Communist terror. He had no moment of weakness, nor of bitterness. I know of no instance where he reproached those who were guilty of his betrayal.
Twenty years ago I knew he was innocent of all charges against him, and since then I have had many further proofs of his innocence. His abandonment was a crime, and like all crimes it brought no real profit to the criminals.
I loved your nation before the war, I have loved and honoured it more and more as the years have gone by and I have seen that the hero whom you gave to history has not had his like in our time.”
Dame Rebecca West to the Serbs
July 8, 1966
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Recently learned the story of the Forgotten 500 and General Draza Mihailovich. What a fascinating, intelligent, and honorable man, a true hero in every way. It makes me sad that my country did not realize this until it was far too late.ReplyDelete
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