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Oral history interview with Kole Rauatkov

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.354.3 | RG Number: RG-50.676.0003

Kole Rauatkov, born in 1922 in Stip in the former Yugoslavia (now Stip, Macedonia), describes the large Jewish community in prewar Strip; his many Jewish friends before the war; the deportation of the Jews of Stip; his father’s Jewish assistant; the arrival of German forces; difficulties living under the Bulgarian occupation; the looting of Jewish belongings by Bulgarian soldiers and local townspeople; being recruited into the Bulgarian army in 1944; and joining the Partisans.

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Kole Rauatkov
Teon Dzingo
interview:  2012 March 15
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: 2021-03-09 14:10:06
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