OOSI Sculpture

Draža Mihailouic

1997 / Ron Dewey / Parma Heights

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This is a portrait sculpture of a World War Two Serbian Freedom Fighter named Draza Mihalouic.

He was a Yugoslavian Army General who 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.

Location: Exterior sculpture on the northwest side of the church., 2151 West Wallings Road

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Ron Dewey, “Draža Mihailouic,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed October 17, 2018, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/912.

Dublin Core

Title

Draža Mihailouic

Description

This is a portrait sculpture of a World War Two Serbian Freedom Fighter named Draza Mihalouic.

He was a Yugoslavian Army General who 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.

Creator

Date

1997

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Exterior sculpture on the northwest side of the church.

Location Street

2151 West Wallings Road

Installation Date

07/01/1997

Creation Date

05/01/1997