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Oral history interview with Veljko Milaković

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.40 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0040

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Veljko Milaković, born in 1924 in Ivanjska in the former Yugoslavia, describes the murder of prominent townspeople by Ustaša forces in 1941; the massacre of the residents of his hometown in 1942 by the Ustaša, including his family; returning to bury many of the victims; staying in Kozara with the partisans; the Kozara offensive; his capture by German and Ustaša forces; his imprisonment in Gradiska; the other inmates and conditions there; his time in different concentration camps, including Vienna, Berlin, and Szczecin; liberation by Soviet forces; and returning to his village.

Interviewee
Veljko Milaković
Date
2007 July 05  (interview)
Language
Serbo-Croatian
Extent
1 videocassette (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 10:50:13
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