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Oral history interview with Milan Pjević

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.83 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0083

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Milan Pjević, born in 1928 in Donja Gradina in the former Yugoslavia, describes Chetniks defending Gradina from Ustaše attacks in 1941; the forced labor of Jews and the construction of the Jasenovac camp in 1941; his escape to Bijakovac; his arrest and imprisonment by the Ustaše in 1942 at Cerovljani then Jasenovac; murders committed by the Ustaše; his relocation to Banova Jaruga; his forced servitude in Ustaše families in Brestaca; his transfer to Daruvar; his servitude in a Croat family in 1943; assistance from his Croatian landlady in 1944; his escape to Maribor; his imprisonment by the Partisans; his release from the Partisans as a result of his religion; and his return to Gradina in 1945.

Interviewee
Milan Pjević
Date
2008 September 14  (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 10:57:22
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