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Oral history interview with Yosef Morgenshtern

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.108 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0108

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

Yosef Morgenshtern, born on July 8, 1922 in Subotica, Serbia, describes his family and living in Sremska Mitrovica; the German arrival on April 22, 1941, prior to which his father was then arrested and taken to a camp near Osijek; being arrested with his brother by the Ustashi; the family being taken to Zagreb, Croatia and put into prison; how his family had provided housing to two Jews who fled Germany in the 1930s; being transferred to Gospic; being transported after 20 days to Jasenovac II and his work there; the atrocities at Jasenovac, where he was held for about two months; being sent to Stara Gradiska, where he and his brother were assigned to work at the 'economy,' farm work; witnessing the murder of his brother; his life after liberation, including spending three years with the partisans and having various jobs; and going to Israel in 1947.

Interviewee
Yosef Morgenshtern
Date
1992 September 10  (interview)
Language
Serbian
Extent
3 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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