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Oral history interview with Gojko S. Lovrić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.48 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0048

Gojko Lovric, born May 29, 1934 in Klekovci near Kozarska Dubica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, discusses Ustaša arriving to his village in 1942; hearing gunshots and seeing his father and uncle’s bodies by the river; walking to Cerovljani camp and seeing others forced into a church later set on fire; hearing Ustaša raping a girl at camp; his deportation to Jasenovac and witnessing a guard shooting a woman looking for water; witnessing the death of his brother; his relocation to Pakrac, Slavonja and eventually returning to Dubica to find his house destroyed; his escape to Gunjevci village for safety; surviving a fire and a gun shooting and escaping to Prijedor and working on a farm; living in an orphan house until the end of the war; and seeing unidentifiable bodies in the Una River after the war.

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Lovrić, Gojko Spasoie
interview:  2007 October 01
1 videocassette (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: 2022-07-28 20:11:20
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