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Oral history interview with Desimir Cvetinović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.55 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0055

Desimir Cvetinovic, born in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in 1928, discusses hiding in the woods when Muslims invaded his village; arriving in Zalazje after the massacre and seeing dead bodies; witnessing Romanies and Ustaša throwing bodies into holes in the ground; conducting quick funeral ceremonies and identifying the deceased individuals by name; the ongoing conflicts between partisans and Ustaša; Muslims stealing goods; having a confrontation with a Muslim in a coffee shop; his relocation to Srebrenica camp and the horrible living conditions; and returning to his village to find destruction and his family’s house burned down.

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Cvetinović, Desimir
interview:  2007 October 02
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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