By Imre Rochlitz,Joseph Rochlitz
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 formative years domestic in Vienna following the Nazi Anschluss, leaving his kin in the back of. In January 1942 the Ustashe (Croatian Fascists) arrested and interned him within the Jasenovac dying camp, the place he dug mass graves. at the verge of dying, Rochlitz used to be published as a result amazing intervention of a Nazi normal. He escaped to the Adriatic coast, the place he and several other thousand different Jewish refugees have been secure by way of the military of Fascist Italy. After Italy’s quit, he joined Tito’s Partisans, changing 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 exact own photos and files helping the textual content, this eyewitness narrative covers little-known themes and gives a revealing ancient account of the interval. The ebook is helping make clear and render available the complexities and contradictions of clash and genocide in wartime Yugoslavia.
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