Peasant Home on the Sava River, Croatia

© Linda M. Brown

Peasant Home on the Sava River, Croatia

Uploaded: May 01, 2016 | Entered: May 01, 2016 18:25:08

Description

The skies opened up and shed tears for all of the innocents exterminated in the Jasenovac Death Camp (WWII) while I shot this photo. One of the kind Partisans in these homes pulled my father from the icy, flooded river in December 1944. He had become a "Forgotten 500" -- an AirCorpsman behind Nazi lines. MIA.

Comments

Teresa L. Brooks May 03, 2016

Great picture and description #1656977

Linda M. Brown May 04, 2016

Thanks Teresa... It was an amazing day for a girl from Indiana... Dad was MIA for 5 weeks, dodging the Nazi's, eating pig slop, sleeping with rats and mice and fleas and lice. The people in these houses would have been tortured and killed if the Nazi soldiers found out that they were helping Allied soldiers. #11470078

Cynthia M. Wiles level-deluxe May 25, 2016

This is a gorgeous shot and I love the history behind it!! #11478164

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