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Oral history interview with Miloš Knežević

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.45 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0045

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

Miloš Knežević, born in 1936 in Jelovac in the former Yugoslavia, describes his father joining the partisans; hiding on Kozara; his capture by German and Ustaša forces in 1942; his transfer to Prijedor concentration camp; the conditions of the concentration camp; his family's release; returning home to find their home had been burned; the massacre of his family by the Ustaša; being buried alive under his murdered siblings; escaping and encountering partisan members who brought him to his uncle; remaining with his uncle for the remainder of the war; being threatened by a Ustaša member in 1945; and finding the remains of his family members after the war.

Interviewee
Miloš Knežević
Date
2007 July 07  (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 10:51:03
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