Tag: Hungary

ESCAPING THE HOLOCAUST

Espacing the Holocaust – Budapest, Hungary 1944 The Nazis took over Budapest in 1944 and wanted to deport finally as much as possible Jews to death camps in the East. Mostly to Auschwitz  – the largest Nazi facility for systematic…

Carl Lutz – The Forgotten Hero

Here comes an outstanding and awarded video book app about Swiss Diplomat CARL LUTZ who saved sixty-thousand Jewish life’s by issuing so called “SCHUTZPÄSSE (PROTECTION LETTERS)” in Budapest in 1944. This video trailer of “Carl Lutz – The Forgotten Hero”…

Who is Georg von Bekesy?

Georg von Bekesy was born in Budapest, Hungary on June 3, 1899; he died in Honolulu on June 13, 1972. He was the only Nobel Prize winner to ever work at the University of Hawaii. His hobby was collecting art…

Collectors Meeting in Budapest

Marco&Tom

  I informed my fellow collector Marco that I will be a few days in the city and we instantly agreed to take this chance to meet each other finally in person after we been in contact by email for…

Special Hungarian Passport

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(by our hungarian fellow collector Mark D.) This a special passport issued in 1953. Actually it’s not a passport but “UTIOKMANY” = Travel Document. ÁVH- Államvédelmi Hatóság (State Protection Authority) issued this type to Hungarian citizens only who lived in…