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Oral history interview with Mirjana Stojanović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.71 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0071

Mirjana Stojanovic, born in 1923 in Ljubija, near Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina, discusses Ustaše taking food and belongings; hearing the shooting of Serbs on a hill; joining the Partisans and working in a hospital; the arrest of the hospital staff and their trial in Sarajevo; being transferred to camp Sajmiste in Belgrade; being transferred to Auschwitz and receiving a number; working on repairing a camp road and seeing German soldiers separating weak from strong prisoners; widespread starvation, disease, and death; her time as a patient in the camp hospital; a Polish Jew who hid her during selection of prisoners to go to the crematorium; witnessing prisoners committing suicide on electric wires; her transfer to Ravensbrück in 1944; being found by Russian forces during an escape attempt; and her return to Bosnia in September 1945.

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Stojanović, Mirjana
interview:  2008 September 10
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: 2022-06-23 09:58:08
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