july 1953

Montenegrin partisan Ljubo Čupić smiling in the face of death, moments before execution, 1942

Čedomir “Ljubo” Čupić was a Montenegrin/Yugoslav partisan executed by  Chetnik collaborators in 1942. Nicknamed the "Montenegrin Che Guevara", he was posthumously declared a people’s hero by the decree of the Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito on 10 July 1953.