In Croatia, one of Hitler’s satellite states, the Ustaša militia began deporting Roma to the Jasenovac camp in May 1942, a camp infamous for the cruelty of its guards. The Jasenovac Memorial was able to identify more than 16,000 murdered Roma, with children accounting for one third of the victims.
01 | Deportation of Roma to the Jasenovac concentration camp guarded by the Ustaša, 1942 Muzej Revolucije Narodnosti Jugoslavije (present-day: Muzej Istorije Jugoslavije), Belgrade; signature mark MR NNJ B-828/1
02 | Roma prisoners in Jasenovac Jasenovac Memorial Site Memorial Museum
03 | Roma girl at the Jasenovac concentration camp, 1942 (propaganda photograph) Jasenovac Memorial Site Memorial Museum
04 | First page of the list of names of the Roma from Zagreb who were deported to Jasenovac on 28 May 1942 Association of Roma in Poland
05 | Max Bamberger was among the victims of a massacre of German Sinti on the run in Croatia. The murders were carried out by a German SS unit near Zagreb in April 1945. Documentation Centre Archives