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Participation of Jews From Split in People’s Liberation War
In days of fascists’ attack on Dalmatia in April 1941 Split was pre-destined to be a centre of people’s antifascist rise. Jews from Split, as well as Jews who arrived to Split as refugees, played important role in this process. Central Committee of Communist Party of Croatia (CPC), which organized rise, counted at large number of industrial and harbour workers who lived in the city and its vicinity. Important pre-war revolutionary, Zagreb lawyer of Jewish origins Dr Leon Geršković was sent to Split in May 1941. He was...