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Oral history interview with Milan Malešević

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.75 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0075

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

Milan Malesevic, born in 1922 in Donja Gradina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, discusses inhabitants of Gradina taking refuge in Medjedja; helping to organize defense against Ustaše; burying bodies from a massacre at a church in Draksenic; being interned at Cerovljani, Zemun, and Sajmiste camps; physical abuse at the camps; bodies being collected in trucks; the horrible living conditions at Stargard camp in Poland, forced labor in agriculture; a German guard who shot at him; witnessing a girl being raped by Russian soldiers in a German village; and returning to Bosnia to find bones and bodies close to Donja Gradina.

Interviewee
Milan Malešević
Date
2008 September 11  (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 10:56:08
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