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Oral history interview with Svetozar Livada

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.19 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0019

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

Svetozar Livada, born in 1928 in Slunj in the former Yugoslavia, describes massacres of Serbian civilians in 1941 by the Ustaša; the burning of his house by the Ustaša in 1941; the torture of a communist Croatian in his village; fleeing to the forest during Ustaša attacks; joining the Partisans; the death of his mother; the arrest of an Italian battalion by his partisan unit; the structure of the prisoner of war exchange; atrocities committed by the the Ustaša and German soldiers; crimes committed by partisans; his wounding in 1944 and transfer to Italy and then England; and the fate of his family members.

Interviewee
Svetozar Livada
Date
2008 November 20  (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 10:45:18
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