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Oral history interview with Ljubica G. Turčan

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.504.1.29 | RG Number: RG-50.585.0029

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

Ljubica G. Turčan, born in 1922 in Novi Sad in the former Yugoslavia, describes her education at the Medical College of Belgrade University; moving to Novi Sad upon the closing of the college and volunteering at a children's hospital; the bombings and roundups of local civilians during the first days of the war; the deportation of her Jewish neighbors; a colleague who saved a group of Jews; massacres committed by the Hungarian Army; the treatment of local townspeople by Hungarian soldiers; her work in the hospital; her transfer to Bečej to treat an outbreak of typhus; and a public hanging of a local collaborator after the war and the reaction of spectators.

Interviewee
Ljubica G. Turčan
Date
2007 September 30  (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 10:47:59
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