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Oral history interview with Zdravka Zorić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.23 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0023

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

Zdravka Zorić, born in 1932 in Trijebovljani in the former Yugoslavia, describes her family and the beginning of the war; fleeing her home to Bosanska Gradiška; her transfer to Jasenovac concentration camp; separation from her father; the decapitation of her mother by a guard; her transfer to Jastebarsko children's camp with her brother; life in Jastebarsko, including the poor treatment of the children by the attending nuns; her transfer to Sisak concentration camp; how civilians were able to take children from the camp; her transfer to Sunja; the adoption of children by local civilians; mistreatment by the family who took her in; the massacre of Serbian Orthodox children; living with her uncle after the war; and staying in a nursery for children of dead soldiers and starting a school.

Interviewee
Zdravka Zorić
Date
2007 September 28  (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 10:46:25
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