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Oral history interview with Vinko Gabršek

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.4.9 | RG Number: RG-50.592.0009

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Vinko Gabršek, born in 1929 in Kresnice in the former Yugoslavia, describes how his family helped the partisans; his brother’s membership in the partisans; the Gestapo arresting him and his mother in 1943 as a result of their involvement with partisans; his imprisonment in Begunie; the Gestapo’s interrogation and execution of people who were suspected of being involved with partisans; his transfer to Goricane prison; his transfer to Bad Feilnback and Echsberg; the sight in Echsberg of imprisoned mentally ill patients who were later put to death; and his return to Slovenia in 1945.

Interviewee
Vinko Gabršek
Date
2009 February 03  (interview)
Language
Slovenian
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 10:41:51
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