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Oral history interview with Marija Thian

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.14 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0014

Marija Thian, born in 1924 in Hrib in the former Yugoslavia, describes the occupation of her village by Italian forces; the murder of a local townsman for aiding partisan forces; the execution of her brother in 1942; the mass murder of men from her village by Italian forces; the deportation of her village to concentration camps in Italy; her experiences in the concentration camps of Treviso and Gonars, conditions in the camps and the death of her father; the capitulation of Italy; returning to Croatia; living with family in Resnik until the end of the war; and her return to her village to discover that her home had been burned.

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Marija Thian
interview:  2008 November 19
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:48:14
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