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Oral history interview with Ana Gemović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.26 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0026

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Ana Gemović, born in 1925 in Crkveni Bog in the former Yugoslavia, describes the beginning of the war; her deportation to Jasenovac concentration camp by the Ustaše in 1942; witnessing the shooting of a civilian into a burial pit by a Ustaše member; her time in Jasenovac concentration camp, including the presence of Jewish and Roma inmates; her transfer to Stara Gradiska; her neighbors asking for the release of her family; her release and return home; assisting partisans; her arrest by Chetniks when caught bringing food to partisans; her imprisonments in Sunj, Petrinja, and Sisak and interrogation; her transfer to Belgrade; her relocation to Germany; working in Jen; leaving Jen one month prior to the end of the war; her journey to Zagreb and her hometown at the end of the war; and the long term effects of the Holocaust on her family.

Interviewee
Ana Gemović
Date
2007 September 29  (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 10:47:14
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