The Jews of Budapest

Yad Vashem Studies, Volume XVI

Zvi Erez

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The Jews of Budapest and the Plans of Admiral Horthy - August-October 1944

Erez describes Horthy’s negotiations with the Allies, particularly the Soviets, to arrange a secret surrender so that the Russians rather than the Germans would occupy Hungary. In October the Germans, aided by the antisemitic Hungarian Arrow Cross Party, foiled these plans. Horthy’s attitude toward the Jews is also examined. He wanted to save them, because he thought they were important to the Allies and partly for humane reasons. The attitude of the Allied powers was indifferent.

Products specifications
ISSN 0084-3296
Year 1984
Catalog No. 198406
No. of Pages 27 pp.
Format Electronic article in Yad Vashem Studies, Volume XVI, pp. 177-203, Edited by Aharon Weiss
Publisher Yad Vashem