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Oral history interview with Vladimir Jovanović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.46 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0046

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

Vladimir Jovanović, born in 1925 in Kravlje in the former Yugoslavia, describes the beginning of the war; the sight of German soldiers arresting civilians in Nis; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community of Nis; hiding prisoners who escaped from the Nis concentration camp in 1942; the execution of Jewish prisoners; his arrest in 1944 under suspiscion of working with partisans; the conditions of the concentration camp in Nis, including mass murders there; his experiences in different concentration camps, including Banjica, Mauthausen, and Gusen; being used as a subject for medical experimentation; his liberation by American forces; and his return to his hometown after the war.

Interviewee
Vladimir Jovanović
Date
2008 March 11  (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 10:51:13
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