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Oral history interview with Dobrila Kukolj

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.32 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0032

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

Dobrila Kukolj, born in 1930 in Medjedja (Međeđa) near Bosanska Dubica in the former Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Herzegovina), describes life after the start of World War II and the murders committed by the Ustaše in her town; the capture of her family and their deportation to the Cerovljani camp; her separation from most of her family except her sister; her imprisonment at Jasenovac and the deaths of the children there; her transfer to the village of Toranj, from which she was able to go back to Bosnia after three months; her return home to find her mother alive; and her escape to Kozara until liberation.

Interviewee
Dobrila Kukolj
Date
2007 July 03  (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 10:48:40
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