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Oral history interview with Mihajlo Maric

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1997.A.0387.5 | RG Number: RG-50.468.0005

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    Oral history interview with Mihajlo Maric


    Interview Summary
    Mihajlo Maric, a Serb from a village near Bjelovar, Croatia and born in 1918, discusses his imprisonment by the Ustasha in April 1941; his time in the Krapje concentration camp, a part of the Jasenovac concentration camp complex; his transfer to the brick mill at the main Jasenovac camp in August 1941; his time working in the chain and metal shop (Lancara) and hospital for Ustasha guards; his memories of "apelo" or Appels convoked by the Ustasha for executions or public punishment of Jasenovac prisoners; his memories of Jasenovac prisoners being taken across the Sava River for execution near the village of Gradina; the scarcity of food and how he received food packages from his mother; his memories of the actions of Jews in the internal administration of the Jasenovac camp; and the involvment of Jews and Roma in the executions of other prisoners.
    Mihailo Marić
    Jasa Almuli
    interview:  1997 July 09
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    3 sound cassettes (74 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Marić, Mihailo, 1922-

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum conducted the interview with Mihajlo Maric on July 9, 1997, in Belgrade, Serbia (former Yugoslavia). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interviews in August 1997.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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