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Oral history interview with Dimitar Dimitrovski Takec

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

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.

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Dimitar D. Takec
Teon Dzingo
interview:  2012 May 17
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 14:15:14
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