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Oral history interview with Vladimir Jurak

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.16 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0016

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Vladimir Jurak, born in 1929 in Zagreb in the former Yugoslavia, describes joining the League of Communist Youth of Yugoslavia; his work for the Partisans collecting weapons and medical supplies; Ustaša propaganda in Zagreb; restrictions placed upon the Jewish and Serbian communities; the sight of a mass hanging in Dubrava in 1941; the murder of Jews and communists by the Ustaša; joining a group of Ustaša youth to collect information for partisan forces and recruiting to the partisan cause; fighting with partisan forces until his wounding in 1944; and remaining in a hospital in Osijek until the end of the war.

Vladimir Jurak
2008 November 19  (interview)
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:44:18
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