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Oral history interview with Jerko Matošić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.27 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0027

Jerko Matošić, born in 1925 in Split in the former Yugoslavia, describes his work at the beginning of the war; his imprisonment in 1942 because of his role in the assassination of a local fascist; his imprisonment in Perugia until the capitulation of Italy; his participation in an uprising in the Perugia prison; his transfer to Dachau concentration camp in 1943 and work in a can factory; being the subject of medical experimentation; his liberation by American forces in 1945; the killing of camp guards by a former prisoner; assisting in the burial of corpses; and the long-term effects of the medical experiments performed on him.

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Jerko Matošić
interview:  2008 November 30
2 videocassettes (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 15:48:16
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