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Oral history interview with Božo Strika

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.66 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0066

Božo Strika, born in 1931 in Knezica in the former Yugoslavia, discusses the escape of his village to Kozara in 1942; his arrest by Ustaše and removal to Cerovljani then Jasenovac; the large number of people dying from starvation, disease, and murder by the Ustaše; his transfer to Peratovci; his transfer to camp Bjelovar in 1943 where he was separated from his mother; the deaths of children; the imprisonment of partisans; his assignation to the village Tuk in the fall of 1943; liberation in 1944; and reuniting with his mother.


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Interviewee
Božo Strika
Date
interview:  2008 September 08
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:47:56
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