Mirkovski Vangel

Vangel Markovski was born in the village Dobrolishta, Kostur region, in 1915. He was a member of the party from 1934. From a young age he was dedicated to the struggle for a crust and freedom. He worked tirelessly among the youth and gained their respect and affection.

During the period 1936-9 he did not stop working against the dreadful terror. In 1939 he was arrested and sentenced to two years exile and sent to the island Ahafi. In 1941 he was among the first fighters of the national struggle in Kostur. He joined the head of the five member armed patriotic group and in November the same year he was arrested again by the Italians. He was subjected to brutal torture and sentenced to three years prison.

In 1943 he was released from prison and joined the ranks of ELAS and as an officer he participated in many battles. In 1945 he was followed and worked unlawfully. In 1946 he entered the ranks of DAG and took part in many battles. In the battle for Lerin in February 1949 he was killed, still loyal to the party and to the people.

P Mirkovski


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

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