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Oral history interview with Albina Vogrin

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.4.21 | RG Number: RG-50.592.0021

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Albina Vogrin, born in 1930 in Novi Kot, Slovenia, discusses the burning of her village and arrest of all the men by Italian forces in July 1942; hiding with her family in the forest; her family’s capture and transport to Italian headquarters in Prizid; her father’s execution; her transfer to Rab concentration camp near; the death of prisoners, many of whom children, from malnutrition and dysentery; the sea flooding the camp; the transfer of women and children to Gonars concentration camp in December 1943; better living conditions and more food at Gonars; her grandmother’s death in the camp; the suicide of a female prisoner; the release of prisoners after Italy’s capitulation in September 1943; her family’s arrest by the Germans and imprisonment in Gorica; their release after her mother persuaded a guard to let them go home; and living in Draga until the end of the war.

Albina Vogrin
2009 November 19
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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