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Wartime Budapest was a haven, then a hell, for Europe’s Jews

21 April 2024

4:00 PM

21 April 2024

4:00 PM

One day in May 1944, in the Nagyvárad ghetto, Sándor Leitner saw an elderly man struggling to walk towards him. His face was swollen from beatings and he was barely able to stand. It was his father, returning from his interrogation by the Gendarmes. The Nagyvárad ghetto (now Oradea in Romania) was the largest in Hungary.

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