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Oral history interview with Angelina Kazandžić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.50 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0050

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

Angelina Kazandzic, born in 1923 in Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, discusses the patrons at her father’s bar; the Germans invading, bombing the airport, and killing pilots; the Jewish men praying early in the morning at synagogue; hearing gunshots at night; new laws imposed by Ustaša; Muslims stealing from Serb and Jewish shops; watching Ustaša forcing Serb priests to clean the streets and other manual labor; the imposed curfew on Jews and the wearing of yellow Star of David badges; seeing a line of people being deported to camps; witnessing executions such as one of a Muslim boy who took a German soldier’s rifle; seeing bodies in the street and the Ustaša shooting from the top of the hill; recognizing a classmate hanging from a tree in 1943; the Chetniks incarcerating her father at Popovo Selo; and delivering lunch to her father in prison and hearing crying as inmates are beaten.

Interviewee
Angelina Kazandžić
Date
2007 October 01  (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 10:51:49
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