1. Winston Churchil, The Second World War - The Gathering Storm, Volume I, Boston, 1948, pp. 16-17.
2. Winston Churchil, The Second World War - The Gathering Storm, Volume I, Boston, 1948, p. 17
3. Shakespeare Henry VI (Pt. 2) Act IV, scene VII
4. New born babies where held in a swaddle, long soft cushion, bound inside with ribbons-it was warm, light, easy to carry, often emroided and elegant and always white. We called such babies "Wickelkind"
5. William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I, Scene II
6. 'Fifth Column' - native collaborators, supporters and spies of the Nazist and Facist regimes
7. See Chruchil, op.cit. Pp. 107-7 about King Alexander assassination
8. Some survivded, some perished in concentrartion camps.
9. In Dalmacia, it is custom to give the closest family members the same names. Three Olgas in one family is nothing unusual. Also there are scores of Novaks in Hvar; each family has a surname, Olgica was Spoleti.
10. During the Nazi occupation, those who did not escape in time were executed.
11. His family had some excellent musicians.
12. The underground or subway
13. Winston S. Churchil, Their finest hours, Vol 2, pp3-4
14. Winston S. Churchil, Their finest hours, Vol 2, p.4
15. Winston S. Churchil, Their finest hours, Vol 2, p. 25
16. Winston S. Churchil, Their finest hours, Vol 2, p.25, 26.
17. Winston S. Churchil, Their finest hours, Vol 2, p. 343
18. Churchil, The Grand Alliance, Vol. 3, p. 162.
19. Churchil, The Grand Alliance, Vol. 3, p. 175
20. Churchil, The Grand Alliance, Vol. 3, p. 222
21. SKOJ Savez Komunisticke Omladine Jugoslavije (Organization of Yugoslav Communist Youth)
22. Nikola Kapetanovic, Tito and the Partisans, Jugoslavenska Knjiga, Belgrade p. 18.
23. Miroslav Krleza was one of the best writers and dramatists in Yugoslavia, translated into many languages; his dramas were often played on our stages' He was the most distinguished intellectual, especially among the leftists.
24. Kuna was the official money in Croatia; earlier it was the dinar
25. Churchill, op.. Cit. Pp. 352-73
26. Since world war II, Susak is no longer on the map - It is called Fiume (Rijeka), which means river.
27. I cannot remember the exact date when I left, but it was no later than the middle of September.
28. GOC (Glavni Obavjestanjini Centar)
29. Komora' was the military expression, popular among soldiers, for the kitchen pot carried on wheels.
30. Velebit was the mountain where the Ustase executed thousands of innocent people, Jewish and others. The camp was called JADOVNO. My first Husband Frotz was among them. He his brother Jeans and 25 other young man were transferred from the Island of Pag to this camp and killed.
31. The former kingdom was now called FSRJ; Federativna Socijalisticka Republika Jugoslavia (The Federal Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia)
32. The Ustase who had committed these criminal deeds had now the same lot; they were imprisoned or killed, but many escaped.
33. Abbazia, a famous, fashionable resort near Susak that formally belonged to Italy
34. Drzavani upravitelji
35. Later I became the owner by legacy which was a privilege only for Partisan activists; the majority of properties were confiscated for different reasons and nationalized, which means, appopraited by the state. The simplest way was when the owner did not return. For those who came back and claimed their rights, mock trials were frequently enacted to prove some guilt and reaon to disposses the owner.
36. Yugoslav money
37. The permit was needed for all territories that had beloned to Italy before the war.