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Oral history interview with Sadik Danon

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.135.1 | RG Number: RG-50.459.0001

Sadik Danon, born in 1923 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Hercegovina), describes moving to Belgrade, Serbia; his membership in the SKOJ; the beginning of the war; anti-fascist activities by local students and townspeople; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community under German occupation; fleeing to Tuzla; Ustashe forces massacring Serbs in surrounding villages; joining the Liberation Movement; actions of individuals in the Resistance; his imprisonment in Kreka prison in 1941; the persecution of the Serbian community by Ustase and Chetniks; his transfer to Jasenovac concentration camp in 1942; conditions and his forced labor in Jasenovac; his transfer to Stara Gradiska concentration camp; escaping from the camp and joining the Partisans in December 1942; his experiences fighting with the Partisans; and his life after the war.

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Cadik I. Danon Braco
Peter Ryan
interview:  1997 April 23
15 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:28
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