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Oral history interview with Rosa Čečavac

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.124 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0124

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Rosa Čečavac, born in 1922 in the former Yugoslavia, describes her life at the beginning of the war in Lijesce, Bosnia; how the Ustaše from neighboring villages would come to Lijesce; hearing stories of rape, robbery, and murder by Lijesce inhabitants; the murder of a local man by the Ustaše; how vocal the Ustaše were about their role in the murder; hearing about women being raped in Bosanski Brod; other cruelties by the Ustaše; and the arrival of the Germans in 1943 who brought peace.

Interviewee
Rosa Čečavac
Date
2010 August 13  (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 11:02:40
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