Wednesday, 11 March 2015
12) HUNGARY & HOLOCASUT
Hungary suffered one of the heaviest and fastest Jewish losses in the Holocaust. 596,000 out of 825,000 Hungarian Jews died in the Holocaust. I will include Budapest for Hungarian Jewry in the blog.
The Shoes on the Danube Bank Holocaust Memorial, Budapest. It is estimated that between 10,000 and 20,000 Hungarian Jews were brought to the Danube river and shot. Budapest’s Jewish community was the largest in Europe outside Poland. Around 85,000 Budapest Jews were murdered during the Holocaust