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Oral history interview with Josip Pribilović

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.23 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0023

Josip Pribilović, born in 1922 in Kraljevica in the former Yugoslavia, describes attending school in Dubrovnik from 1941 to 1943; propaganda posters on the walls of the town; traveling to Zagreb; aiding local Jews in leaving Croatia; the sight of the Ustaša guarding a group of Romani children in 1942; the concentration camp in Kraljevica; conditions in the camp and the presence of Jewish inmates; local women bringing food to the Jews in the camp; German soldiers taking control of the Jewish prisoners after the capitulation of Italy in 1943; joining the Partisans in 1943; atrocities committed against civilians in Croatia; his time in a hospital after contracting typhus; his arrest in 1944; his mother securing his release under the condition that he join the Domobrans; joining the Domobrans, and then leaving to return to the Partisans; and the execution of police collaborators by partisans.

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Josip Pribilović
interview:  2008 November 22
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 15:48:16
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