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Oral history interview with Marinko Lujić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.69 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0069

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Marinko Lujić, born in 1931 in Mujdzici, near Sipovo in the former Yugoslavia, describes his family before the war; the arrest and murder of his father; an uprising by his village against the Ustaše, including the escape of his family to the mountains to stay with his grandfather; returning to his village with his mother to prevent Ustaša from burning the family home in 1941; his capture along with his mother by Ustaša, who brutally beat and stabbed them and left them for dead; being saved by his mother, then taken by his grandfather back into the mountains; his stay in a partisan hospital; fleeing in 1942 during the offensive; his stay in liberated territory for the remainder of war; Serbs joining the Chetniks; and the aftermath of war, including his paralysis and the trials of specific Ustaša members.

Interviewee
Marinko Lujić
Date
2008 September 09  (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 10:55:06
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