Lot of Photos, Documents,
Belonging to Artur Kirasic, Commander of the Zagreb?s Airport "Borongaj" during World War II period, 1941-1942. Artur Kirasić?s career started back in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, when he trained as a pilot; during 1920?s he joined as an Officer/pilot Air Force of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (in 1933 at the air show in Zagreb he holds the rank of captain); after capitulation of Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kirasic joins Independent State of Croatia in 1941 and was appointed as a Commander of the Zagreb airport at Borongaj (main Croatian Air Force base during WWII). He remains in that capacity until the end when he was arrested and is placed in the POW camp. In 1946 Kirasic is freed, but he never again joins the Army, or fly an aircraft. (NOTE: lots CR760-CR780 all belong to a lot obtained from Kirasic Family): Large lot of documents, permits and photographs of A. KIRASIĆ. Approximately 30 photos of various sizes, some of civil nature, mostly military related, including veryinteresting shot from the air; The message that is sentwife when entering POW camp; Railway document; documentby Partisan?s confirming confiscation of cloaks and daggers; and few more interesting documents.