Baylor University Institute for Oral History

Harjudin Jusupovic

Baylor University Institute for Oral History
Transcript
Toggle Index/Transcript View Switch.
Index
Search This Index
X
0:53 - Early memories of Bosnia

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: Rogatica, low crime rate, nostalgia


Hyperlink: Rogatica
2:58 - The death of Josip Tito

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: mourning the death of Tito, grandparents' influence


Hyperlink: Josip Broz Tito
4:50 - Family life

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: father as a machinist, Republics within Yugoslavia, Croatia, oil fields in Libya, economy worsening, working, desire to speak English, writing short stories


Hyperlink: State divisions in Yugoslavia
9:28 - Watching the War approach 11:28 - Independence in Bosnia 13:02 - War begins 15:28 - Ethnic differences in Bosnia

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: Serbs, city of Visěgrad


Hyperlink: Visěgrad
18:39 - Moving as the war gets worse

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: mass graves, Libya, Croatia, fear, Yugoslavian national army


Hyperlink: River Drina
23:57 - Life in Žepa during the war

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: bombings, grenades, Yugoslavian army, planes, lack of food, United Nations


Hyperlink: Žepa
35:59 - The war in Srebrenica

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: airplane bombings, market goods, travelling, the Yugoslavian army, radio broadcasting


Hyperlink: Srebrenica
41:15 - United Nations intervenes

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: United Nations in 1993, Bosnian army, trucks carrying food for refugees

43:23 - The war after U.N. intervention

Play segment Segment link

Keywords: "It was protected but it didn't feel safe."

Subjects: Ukrainian soldiers, exchange of goods

46:08 - Bosnian War begins

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: Srebrenica falls, refugees, arson, hiding in the woods

50:57 - Escaping from Bosnia

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: Serbia, Macedonia, travelling in a group, River Drina


Hyperlink: Macedonia
53:27 - Capture in Serbia

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: interrogation, border patrol, machine guns, transportation in trucks, Sljivovica


Hyperlink: Sljivovica
57:33 - Arriving at Sljivovica

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: conditions in the camp, isolation, Red Cross, beatings, interrogation


Hyperlink: Sljivovica Camp
62:44 - Red Cross coming to Sljivovica

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: cigarettes, paying for food, Serbians, stealing money, giving present to his girlfriend while detained in concentration camp

67:36 - Relationship with wife while in concentration camp 68:13 - Life before being transferred to the U.S.

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: Red Cross, speaking English, Australia, United Staes, Canada, hope, deception, freedom, Belgrade, Athens


Hyperlink: Belgrade
72:55 - Coming to the United States

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: Western culture, Catholic charities

74:21 - Adjusting to life in the United States

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: work, community, first job in the United States, Drano factory, pasta factory, parents arrive in the United States, marriage to wife, interactive learning systems

80:22 - Family coming to the United States 82:24 - Returning to Croatia 83:33 - Computer work in Žepa

Play segment Segment link

Subjects: Žepa, Srebrenica, Sarajevo, Gorazde, recieving orders from the government

86:17 - Deciding what to keep during the genocide 87:59 - Sharing his story