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Oral history interview with Mira Aršinov

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.1 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0001

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Mira Aršinov, born in 1925 in Novi Zdenik, Yugoslavia (Serbia), describes Hungarian soldiers entering her village in 1941 with the intention of shooting the Serbian civilians; a Hungarian civilian persuading the commandant not conduct the mass shooting; her deportation to various concentration camps in the former Yugoslavia and Hungary, including Subotica, Radenkovac, Sombor, Barc, Nac Kanjiza, and Sárvár; conditions in the camps and modes of transportation between camps; the forced labor of the prisoners; escaping from the Sárvár concentration camp; working in Salac until liberation by Russian forces in 1944; and reuniting with her family in her hometown after liberation.

Interviewee
Mira Aršinov
Date
2006 July 28  (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 10:37:34
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