Petre Kalojanovski was born in the village Bahovo, Karadzhovsko region
in 1925. After he completed primary school in his own village, he worked
as a tailor.
In the dark years of the German occupation Petre joined the ranks of
the OKNE. Once EPON was formed, he became the secretary of the local
committee. On 19 January 1944 together with 26 other EPON members from
Bahovo, he was arrested by the fascists and taken to the Solun camp
"Pavlos Melas". On 3 March 1944, 10 of the arrested youths were executed
by the Germans while Petre together with four others managed to escape
from the prison. He immediately became involved in organising and joined
the ranks of ELAS where he fought until the Varkiza agreement was made.
Petre was among the first fighters who joined the ranks of DAG and
On 28 December 1948 he was in the attack by DAG on the village S'bachko
and was killed there as a company commander.
From: For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom
For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom Fighters