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  Jasenovac
The Jasenovac Research Institute is a non-profit human rights organization and research institute committed to establishing the truth about the Holocaust in Yugoslavia and dedicated to the search for justice for its victims.
As scholarship and awareness of the Holocaust grew rapidly in the 1990's, information on Jasenovac and the genocides perpetrated against Serbs, Jews and Romas in Yugoslavia during World War II was absent from this discussion.
New York City is proud to join the Jasenovac Research Institute in commemorating the Holocaust in Yugoslavia with a ceremony at the Holocaust park in Brooklyn.
www.jasenovac.org   (975 words)

  
  Encyclopedia of the Holocaust, entry: Jasenovac   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jasenovac was in fact a complex of several subcamps, in close proximity to each other, on bank of the Sava River, about 63 miles (100km) south of Zagreb.
Jasenovac was established in August 1941 and was dismantled only in April 1945.
The acts of murder and of the cruelty in the camp reached their peak in the late summer of 1942, when tens of thousands of Serbian villagers were deported to Jasenovac from the area of the fighting against the partisans in the Kozara Mountains.
www.srpska-mreza.com /sakic/history1.htm   (458 words)

  
  Holocaust Revealed   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jasenovac is also known for having been one of the most barbaric death camps of the Holocaust for the extreme cruelty in which its victims were tortured and murdered.
Jasenovac was not the only death camp in fascist occupied Yugoslavia, but it was by far the largest and the one in which a majority of the some one million victims of racial genocide in World War II fascist Croatia were exterminated.
Jasenovac was in fact a complex of several subcamps, in close proximity to each other, on the bank of the Sava River, about 62 miles (100 km) south of Zagreb.
www.holocaustrevealed.org /_domain/holocaustrevealed.org/Jasenovac/Jasenovac.htm   (788 words)

  
 Re: WHAT WAS JASENOVAC?
Jasenovac is also known for having been > > one of the most barbaric death camps of the Holocaust for the extreme > > cruelty in which its victims were tortured and murdered.
Jasenovac was not > > the only death camp in fascist occupied Yugoslavia, but it was by far the > > largest and the one in which a majority of the some one million victims of > > racial genocide in World War II fascist Croatia were exterminated.
Historians have called Jasenovac "the dark secret of the > > Holocaust" and "the suppressed chapter of Holocaust history." Public > > recognition of the tragedy that occurred there has been suppressed either > > partially or completely by governments and institutions for a variety of > > reasons.
www.newsfeeds.com /archive/soc-culture-croatia/msg02506.html   (876 words)

  
 Kroatisches KZ Jasenovac: Das"balkanische Auschwitz"
6Über Jasenovac sind in Jugoslawien und seinen Nachfolgestaaten viele Publikationen erschienen, aber der Bericht von 1946 ist nach wie vor eine erstrangige Quelle.
Jasenovac in Erinnerung zu rufen, ist schon deshalb nötig, weil es seit Jahrzehnten in Gefahr ist, vergessen, verfälscht, zerredet und vordergründig instrumentalisiert zu werden.
Nach Jasenovac zu gehen, bedeutete, der Gnade und Ungnade von Ustasa-Schlächtern ausgeliefert zu sein, in einen qualvollen Tod zu gehen.
www.shoa.de /kz_jasenovac.html   (5813 words)

  
 Jasenovac   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jasenovac is a municipality in Central Croatia, in the southern part of the Sisak-Moslavina county near the confluence of the river Una into Sava.
Jasenovac Research Institute Non-profit human rights organization committed to establishing the truth about the crimes of genocide committed at Jasenovac and wartime Yugoslavia against Serbs, Jews and Romas.
Jasenovac Project of the Serbian Unity Congress researching the system of Utasha death camps.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Jasenovac.html   (166 words)

  
 Jasenovac (Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia)
Jasenovac is probably the best known worldwide as a place of the infamous extermination camp that was organised there in World War II.
in: Statut Opcine Jasenovac, 3.10.2001, Službeni vjesnik, br.
Jasenovac is a community in the Sisak-Moslavina county, about 50 km southeast of Sisak, at the confluence of the Una river into the Sava.
www.fotw.net /Flags/hr-sk-js.html   (360 words)

  
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Bulajic said that the death camp of Jasenovac was the only concentration camp in occupied Europe during the Second World War that was not commemorated in 1995 for the fiftieth anniversary of the defeat of Fascism.
Jasenovac, he continued, was the most brutal system of death camps, covering an area of 150 square miles and in operation from 21 August 1941 to 22 April 1945.
Measures should be taken to reconstruct the death camp of Jasenovac on the basis of existing foundations and photographs from 1945.
www.un.org /News/briefings/docs/old.errors/0.fry17apr.html   (1043 words)

  
 Jasenovac Memorial Area   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Until the beginning of the Homeland War, the complex of the Jasenovac Memorial area of the Republic of Croatia contained the original exhibits of the concentration camp as well as a monument to the victims of Jasenovac designed by architect Bogdan Bogdanovic.
The Jasenovac concentration camp was the only one within the territory of the NDH (Independent State of Croatia) which was under continual construction and which operated during the entire existence of this state; that is, from 1941-1945.
Jasenovac was within the Serb rebel-occupied area of the Republic of Croatia from October 1991 to May 1995, during which period access was denied to museum employees and others involved with the protection of monuments.
jagor.srce.hr /sakic/jasenovac/moculture.html   (874 words)

  
 SNF Home Page
Numerous scholars at the conference confirmed that Jasenovac was the largest death camp outside the Third Reich and was the third most deadly of all Nazi death camps.
The International Conference and Exhibition on the Jasenovac Concentration Camps, sponsored by the Holocaust Resource Center at Angsborough Community College in Brooklyn, also included an extensive photographic presentation of the horrors visited on the prisoners at Jasenovac, as well as displays of paraphernalia used for human butchery in the camps.
It was a day among many during his 16 months in Jasenovac, he told the conference; a day when he witnessed the torture of children being brought to the camp from Kozara Mountain.
www.serbnatlfed.org /Archives/jasenovac.htm   (921 words)

  
 In Croatia, another wary struggle with Holocaust - The Boston Globe
JASENOVAC, Croatia -- As histories of the Holocaust go, that of the concentration camp at Jasenovac probably ranks among the most brutal and certainly the most disputed.
Jasenovac survivors and Jewish groups thwarted this idea to mix, as they saw it, the remains of victims and perpetrators.
"You have to remember that Jasenovac was used as an excuse by Serbs in their war crime trials," she said, referring to Serbs accused of violent crimes against Croats in the 1990s conflict.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2006/11/30/in_croatia_another_wary_struggle_with_holocaust   (0 words)

  
 Jewish Light Online
On the northern bank, which today is part of the Republic of Croatia, an impressive ceremony was held with the president, prime minister, speaker of the Parliament and hundreds of guests in attendance to dedicate a spanking new, modern, state-of-the-art historical museum and learning center.
In that respect, the murder in Jasenovac of approximately 10,000 Jews, according to the new Croatian museum, or of 33,000 Jews, according to the old Serbian memorial, was actually only a sideshow to the mass murder of Serbs by the Ustasha.
Perhaps under the current circumstances, in which neither side has internalized its lessons and it continues to be a source of ongoing tension, hostility and polemic, this territorial division that reflects the bitter reality is justified.
www.stljewishlight.com /commentaries/287676808364352.php   (1980 words)

  
 Gray Falcon: Jasenovac? What Jasenovac?
Contemporary German estimates of Serbs murdered by the Ustasha (in Jasenovac and elsewhere) ranged as high as 750,000.
The mass murder of Serbs at the hands of the Ustasha, with the active involvement of the Catholic Church, does not fit into the carefully crafted and nurtured image of Serbs as evil murderers, and Croats, "Bosnians" and Albanians as their innocent victims.
This is why one should expect a media circus this July, on the 10th anniversary of the "genocide" in Srebrenica.
grayfalcon.blogspot.com /2005/04/jasenovac-what-jasenovac.html   (476 words)

  
 FROM THE VATICAN TO THE KLA
Jasenovac was actually a complex of five major and three smaller "special" camps spread out over 240 square kilometers (150 sq.miles) in southeastern Croatia.
Jasenovac is also known for having been one of the most barbaric death camps of the Holocaust for the extreme cruelty in which its victims were tortured and murdered.
Jasenovac was not the only death camp in fascist occupied Yugoslavia, but its significance lies in the fact that it was by far the largest and the one in which a majority of the some one million victims of racial genocide in World War II fascist Croatia were exterminated.
www.iacenter.org /warcrime/lituchy.htm   (0 words)

  
 "Witness To Jasenovac's Hell"
The author was imprisoned as a boy in Jasenovac, the Croatian death camp.
Jasenovac was the Nazi's first European death camp: it served as a test of the concept.
In the area of northern Bosnia and what was Krajina, virtually every family was devastated by internments in the Jasenovac prison camp and the subsequent slaughter that happened there.
emperor.vwh.net /jasenovac/witness-jas.htm   (420 words)

  
 Political Affairs Magazine - Book Review: Jasenovac and the Holocaust in Yugoslavia
Jasenovac was the third largest extermination camp in Europe after Auschwitz and Treblinka and the only extermination camp not run by Hitler’s SS.
Based largely on a conference held at Kingsborough Community College in 1997, Jasenovac exposes the horrors inflicted on the people of Yugoslavia, scholarly debates about the complicity of Croatians, the Vatican, and others in perpetrating those horrors, and their effects on the postwar history of the region and the world.
Jasenovac and the Holocaust in Yugoslavia is enormously valuable both for students of the Holocaust and also general readers who want to understand how history is made and unmade.
www.politicalaffairs.net /article/articleview/4272/1/216   (787 words)

  
 Jasenovac
The Jasenovac camp complex consisted of five detention facilities established between August 1941 and February 1942 by the authorities of the so-called Independent State of Croatia.
As Germany and its Axis allies invaded and dismembered Yugoslavia in April 1941, the Germans and the Italians endorsed the proclamation of the so-called Independent State of Croatia by the fanatically nationalist, fascist, separatist, and terrorist Ustaša organization on April 10, 1941.
The largest of these centers was the Jasenovac complex, a string of five camps on the bank of the Sava River, about 60 miles south of Zagreb.
www.ushmm.org /wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005449&printing=yes   (0 words)

  
 Lonjsko Polje Area : In Depth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum records, Jasenovac was not just one big camp but a cluster of five detention centers established by the Ustasa-supported government of the "Independent State of Croatia" during World War II.
Collectively, the Jasenovac facility was huge -- the third-largest detention camp in Europe -- and it was infamous for its deplorable living conditions, unspeakable torture methods, and mass killings.
In addition, Jasenovac was especially notorious for its brutal execution methods -- strangulation, live burning, live burial, murder by ax, ropes, chains -- as well as for the alleged participation of local Catholic clergy in those executions.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=3684&catID=3684010012   (0 words)

  
 Political Affairs Magazine - Jasenovac: Sixty Years after Liberation
The monument, honored with a plaque by New York City, commemorates the final uprising by the Jasenovac concentration camp’s few remaining survivors and its liberation and is dedicated to all who suffered and perished at Jasenovac in what was then the fascist puppet state of Croatia.
The Jasenovac Research Institute has just published a translation of the Yugoslav government’s postwar investigation of "The Crimes of the Fascist Occupiers and their Collaborators against Jews in Yugoslavia" on its website in Serbian with an English introduction and summary.
But Jasenovac, a complex similar to Auschwitz, where perhaps as many as 700,000 human beings perished is largely unknown in the United States, although it was the third largest murder camp in Europe.
www.politicalaffairs.net /article/articleview/1005/1/91   (2170 words)

  
 Unscrambling the History of a Nazi Camp in Croatia
JASENOVAC, Croatia -- As in many of the other former concentration camps dotted across Europe, there is little left to indicate the horror that took place here.
But Jasenovac survivors and Jewish groups thwarted that idea, which they saw as mixing the remains of victims and perpetrators.
"You have to remember that Jasenovac was used as an excuse by Serbs in their war-crime trials," said the director, Natasa Jovicic, referring to the violent crimes against Croats in the 1990s.
isurvived.org /InTheNews/Croatia_Holocaust.html   (993 words)

  
 EJP | News | New expanded Jasenovac Memorial opened
JASENOVAC (EJP)--- Several Croatian government officials and Jewish, Serb and Roma representatives attended Monday the ceremonial opening of the expanded memorial at the site of the former infamous Jasenovac concentration camp where almost 70,000 people died during WWII.
Massive glass walls are bearing the names of the 70,000 concentration camp prisoners — among them 18,812 children under the age of 14 - were killed in the camp located 80 km east of Zagreb.
The Jasenovac concentration camp was founded by the pro-nazi Ustashi regime as a place of imprisonment, forced labour and the mass execution of Serbs, Jews, Roma and Croats, Communists and anti-fascists between 1941-1945, all those who opposed the regime.
www.ejpress.org /article/news/11933   (645 words)

  
 CDUAUSNZ - Croatian Prime Minister Sanader - speech at Memorial Center Jasenovac
We must not allow for the atrocities that occurred in Jasenovac and elsewhere during the Ustasha regime in the NDH (Independent State of Croatia) to be forgotten.
In addition, we have to support the activities of the Public Institution of the Memorial Center Jasenovac in their efforts to complete the modern concept of a multimedia standing exhibition in the Memorial Museum as well as their efforts in cooperating with the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport in the field of education.
Victory over crime, victory of life over the tragedy of Jasenovac, victory of anti-fascism over Nazism and fascism is the victory of values which are interwoven in the societies of modern Europe and modern Croatia.
www.hdzausnz.com /eng/documents/press/sanjasen160304.htm   (825 words)

  
 Jasenovac - Donja Gradina :: Eternal Remembrance
After the liturgy serviced in the Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul in Kozarska Dubica by Archbishop of Banja Luka Jefrem, in presence of the highest clergy of the Serb Orthodox Church, the wrenches and flowers were laid at the memorial thumb at the grave field "Topole" in Donja Gradina.
It is positioned between rivers Sava and Una and the armlet of river Una called Tišina, and it covers 800 hectares in its wide zone and 116 hectares in its narrow zone.
Memorial Zone Nova Gradina is the major scaffold of the Serb people and the part of the concentration camp Jasenovac that was established in time of the Independent State of Croatia, in the Second World War.
www.jasenovac-official.com /republikasrpska   (461 words)

  
 Jasenovac Conference, Oct 1997
Of all of the death camps during the Holocaust Jasenovac was the third largest overall in terms of victims.
Jasenovac holds one more ghastly distinction: it is likely that more children were murdered there (20,000) than at any other camp during the Holocaust.
The tragedy of Jasenovac is a trauma that must be overcome for society to move forward.
www.suc.org /events/jasenovac.html   (1261 words)

  
 Jasenovac
The largest of these centers was the Jasenovac complex, a string of five camps on the bank of the Sava River, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) south of Zagreb.
Between August 1941 and February 1942, the Ustaša established the Jasenovac complex of camps—Krapje, Brocica, Ciglana, Kozara, and Stara Gradiška.
The precise number of Jews murdered in the Jasenovac complex is not known, but estimates range from 8,000 to 20,000 victims.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/Jasenovac.html   (0 words)

  
 Jasenovac - WWII Ustashi Concentration Camp.
Jasenovac was in fact a complex of several subcamps
In the concentration camp at Jasenovac, on the night of August 29, 1942, orders were issued for executions.
Jasenovac Concentration Camp distinguished itself because of the number of young inmates sent there.
www.srpska-mreza.com /library/facts/jasenovac.html   (0 words)

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