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Oral history interview with Jovan Stjepanović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.33 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0033

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

Jovan Stjepanović, born in 1924 in Glumaca in the former Yugoslavia, describes the beginning of the war; a roundup of Serbs by Ustase; their deportation to Stara Gradiska; his father's death in a mass shooting; his transfer to Jasenovac concentration camp in 1942; the conditions in the concentration camp, including the lack of food, beatings of the prisoners, and executions; escaping from Jasenovac in 1945 and joining a partisan unit; assisting in hunting Ustase members; and his life after the war.

Interviewee
Jovan Stjepanović
Date
2008 March 06  (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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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:48:55
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