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.
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
Roma prisoners in Jasenovac Jasenovac Memorial Site Memorial Museum
Roma girl at the Jasenovac concentration camp, 1942 (propaganda photograph) Jasenovac Memorial Site Memorial Museum
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
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