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Oral history interview with Sonja Budak

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.18 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0018

Sonja Budak, born in 1923 in Zagreb in the former Yugoslavia, describes her Jewish mother and Croatian father; restrictions placed on the Jewish community during occupation; her mother's arrest; her mother's release secured by her father; the arrest and disappearance of some of her friends; posters including the names of murdered townspeople; the deportation of the majority of the Jews of Zagreb; the looting of Jewish owned property by the Ustaša; and the sight of a column of Ustaša and Cetnik members and their families leaving Zagreb at the end of the war.

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Sonja Budak
interview:  2008 November 20
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 15:48:15
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