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Oral history interview with Ljubomir Zečevic

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.38 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0038

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Ljubomir Zečevic, born in 1925 in Belgrade in the former Yugoslavia, describes the bombing of Belgrade in 1941; the sight of a line of Jews escorted by Wehrmacht soldiers in Belgrade; the sight of corpses in the Sava River; the arrest, imprisonment, and punishment of partisan members by the Wehrmacht; his arrest and imprisonment in Bajica in 1943 because of his membership in the Young Communist League of Yugoslavia; the treatment of the prisoners by Serbian guardsmen; the victims of interrogation by the Gestapo and Serb Secret Police; the escape of a prisoner and the entire Serbian Guard; his deportation to Mathausen concentration camp; conditions in Mathausen; his transfer to a factory where he worked until 1944; his transfer to Ebensee concentration camp; conditions in Ebensee, including the hanging of prisoners who attempted to escape; his liberation by American forces; and his return to Yugoslavia in 1945.

Interviewee
Ljubomir Zečevic
Date
2008 March 08  (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 10:49:52
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