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Oral history interview with Juraj Hrženjak

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.15 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0015

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

Juraj Hrženjak, born in 1917 in Vrbovec in the former Yugoslavia, describes living in Zagreb at the beginning of the war; raids on civilians; disappearances of members of the Jewish community; anti-Jewish and anti-Serbian propaganda; restrictions placed upon local townspeople; the torture of civilians in prisons; joining the Partisans; atrocities committed by Ustaša and Italian forces in the town of Lika in 1943; atrocities committed at Stara Gradiska before it was burned; the different treatment of Ustaša and Domobran members by the Partisans; and the murder of Serbian collaborators with the Ustaša by partisan members.

Interviewee
Juraj Hrženjak
Date
2008 November 19  (interview)
Language
Serbo-Croatian
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 10:44:00
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