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Oral history interview with Dimitar Dimitrovski Takec

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.354.10 | RG Number: RG-50.676.0010

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

Dimitar Takec, born in 1922 in Bitola in the former Yugoslavia (now in Macedonia), describes his family and their shared musical and cultural life with the Jewish community; his Jewish friends; antisemitic rumors spread by local townspeople; conditions for Jews during the Bulgarian occupation, including the requirement that they move to the Jewish quarter; antifascist fighting starting in 1942; suspicion by Jews that they would be deported; many of his Jewish friends joining the Partisans; the deportation of the Jews in 1943 by Bulgarians; the looting of Jewish belongings by Bulgarian police and agents; joining the Partisans; his time in prison; and the aftermath of the war.

Interviewee
Dimitar D. Takec
Interviewer
Teon Dzingo
Date
2012 May 17  (interview)
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
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:42:14
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