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Oral history interview with Mirko Marcinjaš

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.3.41 | RG Number: RG-50.587.0041

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Mirko Marcinjaš, born in 1932 in Palinovac in the former Yugoslavia, describes the "Hungarization" of his village, including the placement of Hungarian teachers in the schools and the order for young men to join the Hungarian army; the imprisonment of young men and their families in Cakovec and then Germany for desertion from the Hungarian army; attending partisan meetings in his neighbor's house; the shooting of partisans in his neighbor's garden; the story of a partisan member who was executed after the war because he deserted the Partisans and joined the Hungarian Army, giving them information about partisan activity; and few who returned from concentration camps after the war.

Interviewee
Mirko Marcinjaš
Date
2009 October 20  (interview)
Language
Serbo-Croatian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:50:23
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