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Oral history interview with Petra Čečavac

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.125 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0125

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Petra Čečavac, born in 1919 in the former Yugoslavia, describes the violent actions of the Ustaše, including the murder of civilians, rape of women, and robbing of families; the removal of her family from the village Vinjska; the arrest of her husband in 1942 and his transfer to a camp in Derventa; the release of her husband in 1943; their arrest in 1944 and transfer to Derventa; their release when partisans took the camp; the effects of the Holocaust on her family; and the aftermath of the war.

Interviewee
Petra 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 11:02:47
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