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Oral history interview with Ljubica Jelača

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

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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.

Interviewee
Ljubica Jelača
Date
2007 October 22  (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 10:42:57
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