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Oral history interview with Jovanka Keskenović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.34 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0034

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Jovanka Keskenović, born in 1925 in Ustica in the former Yugoslavia, describes German and Ustaše forces entering her hometown; a column of Jews going through her hometown; the execution of Jews; expulsion from her hometown by the Ustaše and her transfer to Jasenovac concentration camp; conditions of the concentration camp, including the atrocities committed by the Ustaše; her transfer to Stara Gradiska concentration camp; the conditions of her imprisonment; being sent to work in Germany; her work in a factory and living in different concentration camps; liberation by the Soviet forces; returning home; and the fates of her family members.

Interviewee
Jovanka Keskenović
Date
2008 March 06  (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 10:49:06
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