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Oral history interview with Esad Useinović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.47 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0047

Esad Useinović, born in 1930 in Nis in the former Yugoslavia, describes the bombardment of Nis and the invasion of German forces; the arrest and execution of local townspeople; his mother disguising him as a woman to protect him; throwing food to the inmates of the Nis concentration camp; a mass shooting of Jews by German soldiers; the treatment of Roma peoples by German soldiers; assisting partisan forces; liberation in 1944; and the efforts taken by local Roma to save a German translator who helped them during the war.


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Interviewee
Esad Useinović
Date
interview:  2008 March 11
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:47:47
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