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Oral history interview with Stoja Poljarac

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.132 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0132

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Stoja Pojarac, born in 1925 in the former Yugoslavia, describes the arrival of the Ustase in her village in 1941 and her escape; a massacre committed by the Ustase in the church of Draksenić; the burial of the dead; her stay in a partisan camp until 1942, when she left for Dubica; being sent by the Ustase to Cerovljani; the rape of young women; the death of prisoners as a result of poor living conditions; the murder of prisoners; her transfer to Ustica; her release in Slavonia; joining the Partisans for the remainder of the war; and incidents after the war of partisan retribution against the Ustase.

Interviewee
Stoja Poljarac
Date
2010 August 14  (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 11:03:35
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