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Oral history interview with Milan Zaharija

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.45 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0045

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Milan Zaharija, born in 1926 in Sobolin in the former Yugoslavia, describes the occupation of Sobolin by Italian forces; partisan members warning villagers about the mass murder planned by Italian forces; the shooting of the men of the village of Podhum in 1942 by Italian forces; the deportation of the women and children of Podhum; being forced to assist in the burial of the victims of Podhum; joining the Partisans in 1943; atrocities committed by Ustaše and Chetnick forces; and the arrest and execution of his father in 1944 by German forces.

Interviewee
Milan Zaharija
Date
2009 October 23  (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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