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Oral history interview with Djordje Srdić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.3 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0003

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

Djordje Srdić, born in 1928 in Mlakovac in the former Yugoslavia, describes his training as a photographer in Skopje, Macedonia at the begininng of the war; moving with his employer to Zagreb in 1941; hearing a conversation between Ustaša members about the destruction and murder in Bosnia; propaganda posters against Jews and Serbs; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community; his employer joining a German organization in Zagreb; returning home with his mother; hiding in the forest when Ustaša members came to his village; his uncle's death in 1942; the burning and looting of his home; the execution of men from his village, including his father, by Italian forces because of a partisan attack in 1942; the murder of his mother and several of his siblings by Ustaša members in 1943; and joining the Partisans in 1945.

Interviewee
Djordje Srdić
Date
2007 October 20  (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 10:39:15
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