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Oral history interview with Miodrag Shavrek

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.354.12 | RG Number: RG-50.676.0012

Miodrag Shavrek, born in Skopje, Yugoslavia (now in Macedonia), discusses living in Kumanovo at the beginning of the war; the bombing of his house in April 1941 and his family’s relocation to Skopje; his Jewish friend who escaped to Albania before the deportation; Bulgarians identifying Jewish-owned homes with special signs; the blockade of Monopol by Bulgarian forces; the search of residences by local police; throwing bread to Jews who were detained in a yard; the deportation of Jews from Monopol who were taken away in cattle wagons; empty Jewish shops; and reports that formerly Jewish-owned homes were given to refugees from western Macedonia.

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Miodrag Shavrek
Teon Dzingo
interview:  2012 May 18
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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