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Oral history interview with Radomir Trubarac

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.111 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0111

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Radomir Trubarac, born in 1922 in Medjedja in the former Yugoslavia, describes an unsuccessful assault on the Ustaše; escaping to Kozara in 1942; his arrest by Ustaše and Germans at the offensive on Kozara; his transfer to Cerovljani; his transfer to Staro Sajmiste in 1942; the violence of the Ustaše, Germans, and Kapos against the prisoners of the camp, including the mass murder of prisoners and disposal of the bodies; his transfer to a camp in Zemun; forced labor; the death of prisoners from starvation and diseases; violence against those who tried to escape; his illness, recovery in Belgrade, then return to Zemun; his transfer through Stargrad and Stetin to Norway in January 1943; his placement in a camp called Eisand; assisting in the killing of seven Kapo guards; his removal to work camp Erland in spring 1943 to build roads; the murder of prisoners by the SS; his transfer to Trondhein in 1944; liberation by British forces; and the execution of Ustaše by partisans after the war.

Interviewee
Radomir Trubarac
Date
2010 January 23  (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 11:01:04
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