Vladislav H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3713) interviewed by Jaša Almuli
- Belgrade, Serbia : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library, 1997
- Interview Date
- October 29, 1997.
- 2 copies: Betacam SP master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Vladislav H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3713). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Vladislav H., who was born in Senta, Yugoslavia in 1920 to an assimilated family. He recalls his father's family's long history in Senta; attending high school in Senta and Subotica; working for a lawyer; Hungarian occupation; anti-Jewish laws; losing his job; his parents going to Szeged to live with his paternal grandmother; draft into a Hungarian slave labor battalion; good treatment by his commanders; being turned over to the Germans in Szeged (the last time he saw his parents); slave labor in the Bor mines; harsh conditions; assistance from Serb workers in escaping in spring 1944; being taken to the Chetniks; serving with them until they began fighting against the partisans; staying behind the retreating Chetniks; joining the partisans; many battles as a partisan against Germans and Ustaša; demobilization in 1945; graduating in economics in 1949 in Belgrade; marriage to a Serb non-Jew in 1951; and his subsequent government career. Mr. H. notes his friends are all Serbs.