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Oral history interview with Marijana Munk

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

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    Oral history interview with Marijana Munk


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Marijana Munk
    interview:  1992 May 06
    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.

    Physical Details

    3 sound cassettes.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Munk, Marijana, 1918-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Marijana Munk on May 6, 1992 for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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