24.01.2017

Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive




The representatives of the Memorial “Yad Vashem” from Jerusalem led by the Ambassador of Israel in Belgrade Alona Fisher-Kamm, PhD, have visited today the Military Archive in order to agree on implementation of the Agreement on cooperation signed a year ago.
The delegation included Sara Pecanac, Head of Conservation and Digitalization Section and Masa Jonin, Head of Subsection for Archive Procurement of the Memorial whereas the hosts were represented by the Director of the Strategic Research Institute Jovanka Saranovic, PhD, the Acting Director of the Military Archive Lieutenant Colonel Dusko Milojevic and retired Colonel, the Director of the Military Archive until recently, Miodrag Sekulovic.
During research, which will continue for the following three to four years, the representatives of the Memorial will have access and the right to scan archive related to the Holocaust at the territory of former Yugoslavia during World War II with the focus on documents about the events in the Independent State of Croatia.
“It is voluminous archive, consisting of more than 50,000 papers, whose part has already been scanned by a team from the Military Archive whereas the other part will be processed by researchers from the Memorial “Yad Vashem”, the Acting Director of the Military Archive Lieutenant Colonel Dusko Milojevic said and added that the aim of the visit today was to define modality of the engagement of researchers and dynamics of the process defined by the Agreement.
Addressing the guests, the Director of the Strategic Research Institute Jovanka Saranovic, PhD, has expressed contentment because of commencement of the Agreement implementation and announced that the Military Archive would be a reliable partner to Israeli friends, and that the cooperation would develop from three basic premises from our side-professionalism, trust and responsibility.
The Ambassador of Israel in Belgrade Alona Fisher-Kamm, PhD, said that she was very happy because of beginning of the research and she hopes that the collected research materials will help to “fill in the historical holes” and complete the total picture of the Holocaust, the great suffering of the Jews at the end of the first half of last century.
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Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive
Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive
Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive
Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive
Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive
 
Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive
Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive
Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive
Delegation of Israeli Memorial visits Military Archive