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Oral history interview with Simeon Pavković

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.5 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0005

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

Simeon Pavković, born in 1923 in Donji Budački village in the former Yugoslavia, describes hearing about the capitulation of Yugoslavia at the beginning of the war; the massacre of Serbian men at Krnjak; hiding from the Ustaša with his father in the forest; the Ustaša setting houses in nearby villages on fire; the Ustaša capturing and killing his father; attempting to bury a group of murdered Serbian civilians in 1942, only to be stopped by the Ustaša who took over the burial; joining the Partisans in 1943; and the lack of revenge killings and trials after the war.

Interviewee
Simeon Pavković
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 10:40:13
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