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Oral history interview with Jovan Cvetkovski

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.354.15 | RG Number: RG-50.676.0015

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Jovan Cvetkovski, born in 1931 in Skopje, Macedonia, discusses a transport of Jews to Monopol (state tobacco monopoly warehouse), organized by Bulgarian police and soldiers; Macedonians selling food to Jewish prisoners in exchange for gold; watching Jews board cattle wagons headed out of Monopol; jumping onto a cattle wagon with his friends to see where the Jews were being taken and to possibly stop it; Jewish belongings being given to western Macedonian refugees; his family hiding communists in their home; and the lack of Jews in Skopje following the deportations.

Interviewee
Jovan Cvetkovski
Interviewer
Teon Dzingo
Date
2012 May 19  (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 10:44:03
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