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Oral history interview with Ljubica S. Lakanović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.33 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0033

Ljubica Stojakovic Lakanović, born in 1934 in Slabinja near Kozarska Dubica in the former Yugoslavia, describes her escape to Kozara at the beginning of World War II as a result of her father joining the partisans; the capture of her family and removal to Prijedor camp; the murders of large groups of civilians; her transfer to Jasenovac, including hiding in skirts of her grandmother so as to not be separated; her release by Ustaše friend of her father; her return to village; her escape to the partisans until liberation.


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Interviewee
Ljubica S. Lankanović
Date
interview:  2007 July 03
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:47:52
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