OOS Sculpture

Draža Mihailouic

1997 / Ron Dewey / Broadview 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: St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 2151 West Wallings Rd

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Ron Dewey, “Draža Mihailouic,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/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

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

912

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Exterior sculpture on the northwest side of the church.

Provider Qualifier

Commissioned by

Provider Entity

St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church

Location Street

2151 West Wallings Rd

Location Type

Media Base Depth

4 feet

Media Sculpture Height

3 feet, 8 inches

Media Sculpture Width

2 feet, 7 inches

Media Sculpture Depth

1 feet, 7 inches

Media Base Height

7 feet

Media Base Width

5 feet

Installation Date

1997-07-01

Creation Date

1997-05-01

Materials

Inscription

Sculptor signature located on the lower back side of bronze