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Oral history interview with Ljupcho Filipovski

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.354.23 | RG Number: RG-50.676.0023

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Ljupcho Filipovski, born in 1933 in Belgrade, Serbia, describes the bombing of Belgrade; his father’s food store and their numerous Jewish customers; the stars Jews were forced to wear on their clothing; moving with his family to Skopje, Yugoslavia (now in Macedonia) in 1942; his interactions with Bulgarian soldiers; selling fruit to Germans; the two neighborhoods housing Jews in Skopje; his Jewish friends (Predrag Kenig, Hudijan Hamparcumpar and Armagijan); seeing the Monopol transit camp, where there were German and Bulgarian soldiers; the uniforms of the soldiers; and the signs on Jewish houses that read “Judish” or “Juden.”

Interviewee
Ljupcho Filipovski
Date
2014 June 02  (interview)
Language
Macedonian
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-08-13 12:51:10
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