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Oral history interview with Borivoj Oparušić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.50 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0050

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Borivoj Oparušić, born in 1925 in Donji Petrovci in the former Yugoslavia, describes the beginning of the war; his arrest in 1943 by German soldiers as revenge for the death of a German officer by a partisan; his imprisonment in Gusen concentration camp; conditions of the camp and his forced labor; his transfer to Wiener Neudorf and his forced labor there; his transfer to Staro Sajmište and then Mauthausen concentration camp; the execution of prisoners; liberation by American forces; the death of his father; and finding his brother in Mauthausen.

Interviewee
Borivoj Oparušić
Date
2010 January 20  (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 10:51:48
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