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Vladislav H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3713) interviewed by Jaša Almuli

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3713

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.

Author/Creator
H., Vladislav, 1920-
Published
Belgrade, Serbia : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library, 1997
Interview Date
October 29, 1997.
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4298783
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