Eta N. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2213) interviewed by Jaša Almuli
- Belgrade, Serbia : Jewish Community in Belgrade, 1992
- Interview Date
- February 11, 1992.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Eta N. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2213). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Eta N., who grew up in Slavonski Brod, Yugoslavia in an affluent family. She recalls medical studies in Zagreb; expulsion in 1941, with only two exams to complete, when the Ustaša came to power; marriage; returning home; her daughter's birth; round-ups of Jews including her brother, father (they were killed), and mother; a Croat and a Jewish doctor organizing a physicians group to eliminate syphilis in Bosnia; she and her husband volunteering which protected their immediate families; obtaining her mother's release; a Muslim man bringing her to them in Tuzla; a brutal round-up of local Jews; clandestine contacts with partisans; warnings to leave; moving to Bosanska Krupa; learning many of their colleagues were killed by Chetniks; a retaliatory mass killing in a nearby village after a resistance action; spying for the partisans; a Muslim warning them to leave; her husband leaving to ascertain conditions in another village; her mother's and daughter's deaths in a bombing; leaving for the other village; joining the partisans; her son's birth en route to their assignment; her husband's service in mobile partisan hospitals; her service in a hospital in Sokolovo; and entering Zagreb with the partisans in May 1945. Dr. N. pays homage to her medical colleagues in the partisans.