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Oral history interview with Jusuf Mujezinović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.7 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0007

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Jusuf Mujezinović, born in 1929 in Tuzla in the former Yugoslavia, discusses his family history and his memories of the outbreak of World War II; loudspeakers giving orders to citizens; the treatment of Jews, including forced street cleaning, wearing yellow Star of David badges, and having signs on their shops; a night raid on the Jewish population by the Ustaše, resulting in the removal of the area's Jews in 1941; an Ustaše attempt to take the Serb population which failed due to the intervention of local leaders; how shootings occurred in prison rather than in public; and how his family was under suspicion because they were communists.

Interviewee
Jusuf Mujezinović
Date
2006 June 08  (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 10:41:01
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