Mirchev Alekso

Alekso Mirchev was born in 1912 in the village of Nivic, Prespa region. Before the Second World War exploded he married in the village Peshosnica, Lerin region and settled there. He participated in the battle against the German occupiers and because of that, after the Varkiza agreement, he was followed by the monarcho-fascist forces. So that he would not fall into their hands, he went to Prespa. He became one of the most effective activists of the political organizations. He worked tirelessly as a political leader organizing the population into the patriotic and democratic struggle. He was energetic, brave, of the people, and pro active and so he became one of the most beloved cadres of Prespa. They still remember him and will always remember him.

In 1948 he joined the ranks of DAG where he demonstrated his talents. He participated in many struggles and fought heroically against the enemy. In one battle he was injured. Even before he healed, he returned to his unit. On 28 October 1948 he completed military school at the Headquarters of DAG and after that he was promoted to company commissar in the 16th brigade.

He died heroically on 12 February 1949 above the Nevoljanovska peak in the battle for Lerin.

A Vasilevski


From: For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom Fighters

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