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Cadik-Braca D. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2217) interviewed by Jaša Almuli,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2217

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    Videotape testimony of Cadik-Braca D., who was born in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia in 1923. He recounts moving to Belgrade in 1934; German invasion in 1941; living with an uncle in Tuzla with his parents and sister; the Ustaša anti-Jewish laws; arrest with his father in February 1942 along with approximately 100 other men from Tuzla; transfer to Jasenovac; sadistic beatings and killings by the Ustaša camp administration, particularly Tomislav Filipovic; his father's kitchen job providing them with extra food; witnessing a soldier killing an infant by smashing its head on the ground; volunteering with his father for transfer to Stara Gradiška; continuing to receive extra food from his father; constantly thinking of escaping; forced agricultural labor in villages (he never saw his father again); public execution of a captured escapee; contact with a Serb peasant who gave him food and told him about nearby partisans; escaping with seven others with help from local Serbs; joining the partisans; fighting in Slavonia; and being severely wounded. Mr. D. notes over 100 relatives were killed and that of the 100 men from Tuzla, he is the only survivor.
    D., Cadik-Braca, 1923-
    Belgrade, Serbia : Jewish Community in Belgrade, 1992
    Interview Date
    January 15, 1992.
    Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Belgrade (Serbia)
    Tuzla (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Slavonia (Croatia)
    Cite As
    Sadik-Braca D. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2217). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Almuli, Jaša, interviewer.
    This testimony is in Serbian.
    Related publication: Sasečeno stablo Danonovih : sećanje na Jasenovac / Cadik I. Danon Braco. -- Beograd : S. Mašić, c2000.
    Related publication: The smell of human flesh : a witness of the Holocaust memories of Jasenovac / Cadik I. Danon Braco; translated by Vidosava Janković. -- Belgrad : Dosije, c2006.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 24 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Mutual aid.

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