Jewish life in Budapest before the war

Forced labor battalion of Hungarian Jews

George Veres and other Hungarian Jews march at a forced labor group stationed in the Jewish Boys’ Orphanage. Jews were forced by the Hungarian government into these battalions prior to the German invasion. George served several periods with the forced labor battalion, beginning in September 1940 and ending in December 1944 when he escaped from

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Hungarian officials tour Hajduhadhaz labor camp

Andras Galambos and fellow laborer Ladislaus Radnai documented their Jewish forced labor battalion’s efforts with still and motion picture cameras. This film shows an official visit of politicians and military officers to Hajduhadhaz labor camp, likely for an exhibition of the laborers’ photographs. Several high-ranking officials are probably pictured, including Defense Minister Karoly Beregffy, General

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