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Oral history interview with Stevo Mostarac

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.56 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0056

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Stevo Mostarac, born in 1930 in Ustica, discusses the Croats physically abusing and robbing Serb soldiers; the Ustaša taking control of the village; witnessing a group being transported on a boat on Sava River to Jasenovac and a man drowning; the Ustaša physically abusing Jews and witnessing Jewish bodies thrown into the river; being relocated with 600 others to Jasenovac and the elderly remaining in the village to be killed; the horrible conditions and death of many people; multiple transports of people from Jasenovac to different locations; his relocation to Jasterbarsko camp where he saw starvation and death; traveling with partisans to Zubreg and relocating to Zagreb where he lived with his mother; his work in a fabric factory in Vienna, Austria under decent conditions; returning to Ustica at the end of the war; and finding teeth and human bodies by the Sava River after the war.

Interviewee
Stevo Mostarac
Date
2007 October 16  (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 10:52:43
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