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Oral history interview with Ljubica Jelača

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.12 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0012

Ljubica Jelača, born in 1929 in Slunski Moravci in the former Yugoslavia, describes her father's capture by German forces because of his membership in the Yugoslav Army; being warned by Domobran forces in 1941 of Ustaša forces killing Serbian civilians; hiding on Petrova Gora during the murders of Serbian civilians by the Ustaša; returning home to find her home burned; and attempting to convert to Catholicism for protection, but being told by the priest that they should have more faith in their legs.


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Interviewee
Ljubica Jelača
Date
interview:  2007 October 22
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:48:13
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