Accident of Fate: A Personal Account, 1938–1945 (Life - download pdf or read online

By Imre Rochlitz,Joseph Rochlitz

ISBN-10: 1554582679

ISBN-13: 9781554582679

Accident of Fate is a first-hand account of persecution, rescue, and resistance within the Axis-occupied former Yugoslavia. on the age of 13, Imre Rochlitz fled to Yugoslavia from his youth domestic in Vienna following the Nazi Anschluss, leaving his relatives at the back of. In January 1942 the Ustashe (Croatian Fascists) arrested and interned him within the Jasenovac loss of life camp, the place he dug mass graves. at the verge of dying, Rochlitz was once published because of the outstanding intervention of a Nazi normal. He escaped to the Adriatic coast, the place he and several other thousand different Jewish refugees have been safe by means of the military of Fascist Italy. After Italy’s give up, he joined Tito’s Partisans, turning into an officer and military veterinarian, and rescued dozens of downed Allied airmen. In 1945, he fled Yugoslavia’s Communist regime and reached liberated southern Italy. In 1947, on the age of 22, he emigrated to the USA.

With targeted own pictures and records helping the textual content, this eyewitness narrative covers little-known themes and gives a revealing old account of the interval. The e-book is helping make clear and render obtainable the complexities and contradictions of clash and genocide in wartime Yugoslavia.

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