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Oral history interview with Rade Vlaisavljević

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.21 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0021

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Rade Vlaisavljević, born in 1933 in Veliko Nadbrdje in the former Yugoslavia, describes life in his village before the war; the wartime roundup of local Serbs by Ustase members; his deportation to Stara Gradiška concentration camp with his mother and younger siblings; his separation from his mother and the conditions of the camp; his transfer to Zagreb concentration camp with other children; the conditions of the camp, including the treatment of the prisoners; his time in an orphanage in Zagreb; his forced labor in Novigrad Podravski as a servant in the house of an Ustase member; his unsuccessful attempt to escape and join the Partisan movement; the fate of his family members; and moving to an orphanage in Đakovo after the war.

Interviewee
Rade Vlaisavljević
Date
2007 September 27  (interview)
Language
Serbo-Croatian
Extent
1 videocassette (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 10:45:53
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