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Oral history interview with Marijana Munk

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.7 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0007

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Marijana Munk, born April 26, 1918 in Vienna, Austria, discusses her childhood, family, and education in Lublijana, Slovenia and Zagreb, Croatia; how she met and married her husband and moved to Belgrade, Serbia; moving into a garrison town after the bombardment began in April 1941; a German officer being billeted in her house; her husband being taken away by the Gestapo to a camp, where her brother was also in late summer 1941; efforts to help get both out of the camp; the deaths of her brother and husband; crossing the Kosovo border in December 1941-January 1942; hiding in Pristina, Kosovo; fleeing to Durazzo (Durrës), Albania in June 1942; moving to Tirana, Albania; her second husband; moving to Israel in 1948; and finally settling in Australia.

Interviewee
Marijana Munk
Date
1992 May 06  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 sound cassettes.
Credit Line
Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:41:01
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