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Oral history interview with Olivera Djurdic

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.135.9 | RG Number: RG-50.459.0009

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Olivera Djurdic, born in 1927 in Uzice, Yugoslavia (Serbia), describes her family and their positive relationship with the local townspeople; the prewar Jewish community of Uzice; her father joining a partisan brigade at the beginning of the war; restrictions placed on the Jewish community under German occupation; the deportation of her father to a Slovenian prison; the persecution of communists and arrest of her sister; the citizens of Uzice who defended her family in an attempt to save them; her work for the partisans in Uzice and on the battlefield; the deaths of her family members; her return to Uzice; and her life after the war.

Interviewee
Olivera Djurdic
Date
1997 April 24  (interview)
Language
Serbian
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 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 10:41:46
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