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Oral history interview with Rašela Knežević Levi

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0310.66 | RG Number: RG-50.486.0066

Rašela Knežević Levi, born in 1926 in Visegrad, Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Hercegovina), describes her childhood in Visegrad and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina; her brother's imprisonment by the Italian forces; the death of her father during a bombing raid; the death of her sister from yellow fever; her evacuation by Italian soldiers from Pljevlje, Montenegro in 1943; her transfer to Podgorica, Montenegro; her imprisonment by German soldiers in 1944; her time in Sajmiste and Bergen Belsen concentration camps; her deportation to Terezin; liberation by Soviet forces; her time in a displaced persons camp; her return to Belgra; and her life after the war.

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Ms. Rašela Knežević Levi
Wendy Lower Ph.D.
Boris Neusius
interview:  2009 July 18
1 digital files : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:37
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