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Oral history interview with Emina Mesić

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.2.140 | RG Number: RG-50.586.0140

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Emina Mesic, born in Brnik in 1928, discusses the peaceful relationship between Muslims, Croats, and Serbs before the war; witnessing a Ustaše soldier shoot an Orthodox Priest; her membership to SKOJ; her escape to the Partisans during the Chetnik invasion; seeing bodies of Muslims at her house; the Ustaše forcing her Mother to show where partisans were hiding; discovering her mother's hanging in 1944; working in a partisan hospital; the robbing and murder of three Muslims by the Chetniks; and returning to find two Jewish women in her house who were transferred by SKOJ to a safer location.

Interviewee
Emina Mesić
Interviewer
Aleksandra Modrića
Date
2012 March 31  (interview)
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
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:04:21
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