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Oral history interview with Stoja Mileusnić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.74 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0074

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Stoja Mileusnic, born in 1925 in Maricici, Bosnia and Herzegovina, discusses taking refuge in the forest until Ustaše invade Kozara in June 1942; her arrest and transfer to Cerovljani camp and then to Ustica where she saw evidence of rape; the transport to Sirac, Tenj, and to Stara Gradiska camp where she saw a room full of skeletal children; the separation of mothers and children and beating of prisoners at camp Sisak; cleaning barracks in Magdeburg, Germany; witnessing Jews being physically abused; her friend who gave bread to a Jew and was later interrogated; arriving in Bosnia in October 1945; and returning home to see dead bodies in the Sava River.

Interviewee
Stoja Mileusnić
Date
2008 September 11  (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 10:55:59
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