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Oral history interview with Blagoja Djukić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.135 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0135

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Blagoja Djukic, born in 1928, discusses being captured by Ustaše Herzegovinians and being taken to Cerovljani village from which his father was taken away with other men; dressing as a girl in order to stay with his mother in Ustica; seeing a boy disappear with Ustaše in Jasenovac Blagoja; hearing about a boy who was forced to kill his father, being attacked and tortured by Ustaše; his transport with his mother to Sirac and other villages in Slavonia; working on a cattle farm and running away from Ustaše who were shooting at him; reuniting with his mother in the forest and seeing dead bodies; and living in free partisan territory until the end of the war.

Interviewee
Blagoja Djukić
Date
2010 August 15  (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 11:03:52
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