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Oral history interview with Djuro Karanović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.17 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0017

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

Djuro Karanović, born in 1926 in Sanski Most in the former Yugoslavia, describes the Serbian community of Sanski Most; the arrival of Ustase forces in his hometown; restrictions placed on the Serbian community by the Ustase forces; the murder of young Serbian men by Ustase members; the evacuation of the Croatian community in 1941; the roundup and deportation of the Serbian community by Ustase members; the torture and execution of Serbian men by Ustase; the release of Serbian women and children; disguising himself as a woman to escape; the looting of his home; joining a partisan unit; the deaths of family members as a result of the war; and hearing about the deportation of Jewish communities from the region.

Interviewee
Djuro Karanović
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 10:44:35
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