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Oral history interview with Tomo Klinco

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.62 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0062

Tomo Klinco, born in 1928 in Draksenic in the former Yugoslavia, describes the arrival of the Ustaše in his village and subsequent violence in 1941; the flight of his family to Gunjevci, near Kozara in 1942; his capture by the Ustaše to Lipova Greda, then Dubica, then Cerovljane; his transfer to Ustica camp; the conditions at the camps; violence committed by the Ustaše; hunger in the camp; his transfer to Sirac, Slavonia through Pakrac, Croatia; his arrival in a Serb village; his transfer to Novska in 1942; his imprisonment in Dubica; his return home; his flight from the Ustaše in 1943; migrating in the area around his village to stay away from the Ustaše; the sight of the dead; the lack of punishment for the Ustaše after the war; and a song he wrote about the war.

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Klinco, Tomo
interview:  2007 October 18
2 videocassettes (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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