OOS 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.

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Ron Dewey, “Draža Mihailouic,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 20, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/912.

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

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Commissioned by

Provider Entity

St. Sava Orthodox Serbian Church

Location Street

2151 West Wallings Road

Location Type

Media Base Depth

4 ft

Media Sculpture Height

3 ft 8 in

Media Sculpture Width

2 ft 7 in

Media Sculpture Depth

1 ft 7 in

Media Base Height

7 ft

Media Base Width

5 ft

Installation Date

07/01/1997

Creation Date

05/01/1997