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Oral history interview with Julijana Mancek

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.4.14 | RG Number: RG-50.592.0014

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Julijana Mancek, born in 1925 in Planina in the former Yugoslavia, describes her family’s collaboration with partisans; hiding partisans at her family farm; a neighbor who betrayed the actions of her family to the Gestapo; the arrest of her family by the Gestapo; their transfer to the prison in Celje; interrogation and torture in Celije; their transfer to a prison in Maribor; hearing executions from her cell; her transfer to the camp at Borl; discovering that her mother, father, and brothers had been executed in Maribor; her separation from a sister; her transfer to the camp at Frohnleiten then Coburg, where she worked in a factory; her transfer to Speinchartz where she worked in gardens and fields and remained until liberation; the death of her sisters in Auschwitz; and her return to Slovenia.

Julijana Mancek
2009 February 06  (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 10:43:42
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