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Oral history interview with Djuro Stojanović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.97 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0097

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Djuro Stojanovic, born May 1934, in Sanski Most, discusses the various ethnic groups living in Kljevci village; the death of his mother at the beginning of the war; the Croats joining Ustaše; seeing dead bodies in Kljevci; the Ustaše gathering Serbs on a field and collecting personal items from them; being forced to convert to Catholicism; the massacre at Vrhpolje; the death of family members in the field; his transient life traveling between villages; traveling with partisans and spreading stories about the violent actions of Ustaše; the exchange of captured German soldiers and Partisans; his life as an orphan in Bihac; and repercussions for Ustaše after the war.

Interviewee
Djuro Stojanović
Date
2008 November 18  (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 10:59:18
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