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Oral history interview with Milanka Soleša

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.35 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0035

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

Milanka Soleša, born in 1933 in Veliko Nadbrdge in the former Yugoslavia, describes the deporation of her family from her hometown by Ustaše and Domobran members; her imprisonment in Gradiska concentration camp; her separation from her mother; the conditions of the concentration camp; her transfer to Zagreb; local townspeople taking children to their homes; her neighbors taking her and her brother to Djakovo to their aunt in 1942; moving with her grandfather to Nadbrdje in 1943; the Ustaše burning the village in 1944; the death of her grandfather; the return of her mother in 1944; and the lack of punishment for the Ustaše after the war.

Interviewee
Milanka Soleša
Date
2008 March 07  (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 10:49:17
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