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Oral history interview with Kiril Donski

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.354.2 | RG Number: RG-50.676.0002

Kiril Donski, born in 1923 in Stip in the former Yugoslavia (now Stip, Macedonia), describes his prewar life Stip; the various nationalities and ethnic groups living in Stip before the war; restrictions placed on the Jews of Stip; his friendships with the Jews in Bitola; actions of Bulgarian soldiers in the deportation of Bitola’s Jews; Bulgarian soldiers and local civilians looting Jewish belongings; establishing an antifascist unit among Macedonians who were in the Bulgarian army; and how, after Bulgaria capitulated, the unit joined partisans at the Sremski Front in the fight for the liberation of Yugoslavia.


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Interviewee
Kiril Donski
Interviewer
Teon Dzingo
Date
interview:  2012 March 14
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:49:33
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