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Oral history interview with Šerif Biser

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.1 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0001

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Šerif Biser, born in 1925 in the town of Derventa in the former Yugoslavia, discusses the treatment of Jews under the Ustaše regime and the deportation of Jewish families from Sarajevo; a situation in which his mother protected the belongings of deported Jewish families until they could return; his involvement with the anti-fascist movement of the Young Communist League of Yugoslavia and subsequent arrest; his imprisonment in Beledija’s investigation prison; his transfer to Jasenovac, life in the Jasenovac camp, and his continued involvement in anti-fascist activities during his captivity; the revolt of prisoners; joining a partisan unit; postwar punishments of Ustaše officials; and the fate of fellow camp survivors.

Interviewee
Šerif Biser
Date
2006 June 05  (interview)
Language
Serbo-Croatian
Extent
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:37:34
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