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Oral history interview with Mirjana Kon

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.36 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0036

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

Mirjana Kon, born in 1926 in Paucije in the former Yugoslavia, describes the begininng of the war; the conscription of her father into the army; the forced conversion of her family to Catholicism in 1941; local townspeople joining the partisans; the arrest of her father by the Ustaše; the deportation of her family to Stara Gradiska concentration camp in 1942; the conditions in Stara Gradiska and the treatment of the prisoners by the Ustaše; her rescue along with her mother by a cousin; going to Zagreb then Osijek; anti-Serb propaganda in Osijek; joining the Partisans in 1944; and her time at the end of the war among the Partisans.

Interviewee
Mirjana Kon
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 10:49:29
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