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Oral history interview with Ramiz Selak

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.101 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0101

Ramiz Selak, born in 1933 in Selci, discusses his father sharing stories of Ustaše killing Serbs and not Muslims in the summer of 1941; the robbing of personal belongings by Chetnicks; how Chetnicks killed a refugee who was hiding in the house of his grandmother; his near death at the hands of the Chetnicks; the burning of Bukovica village; grenades falling while escaping to Drina; his relocation to Brcko with his family; his father’s arrest and disappearance; partisans bringing a Croat to a city center where community members spat on him; and his return to Selci to find a his village destroyed.


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Interviewee
Ramiz Selak
Date
interview:  2009 October 18
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:48:03
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