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Oral history interview with Ivan Vranetic, Erna Vranetic, and Ella Schnitzer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.62 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0062

Ivan Vranetic, born in 1927 in Yugoslavia, describes his family and childhood; his traditional Catholic family; the occupation of his village by German troops; helping Jews during the war; and the liberation of the village by the partisans.
Erna Vranetic describes growing up in Sarajavo, Yugoslavia (now in Bosnia and Herzegovina); the German treatment of the Jews; the Rab concentration camp; her mother and sister having false documents to go to Italy but not being able to go with them; getting accused of being Jewish because of her physical features; disguising herself as a Turkish woman and escaping to Ivan’s town during the war; giving birth to her daughter Ella; and immigrating to Israel in 1948.
Ella Schnitzer describes her childhood and wanting her parents to move closer to her.

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Ella Schnitzer
Erna Vranetic
Ivan Vranetic
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
interview:  1987 June 28
Oral histories.
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:47:44
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