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Reign of terror : the Budapest memoirs of Valdemar Langlet, 1944-1945

Author: Valdemar Langlet; Monika Langlet; Pieter Langlet; Sune Persson; Graham Long
Publisher: London : Frontline Books ; New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although not as well known as Raoul Wallenberg, Valdemar Langlet was the saviour of thousands of Jews in Budapest in the last two years of the Second World War. Entirely without the permission or the financial support of the Swedish Red Cross, he issued socalled 'Letters of Protection', passport-like documents with official-looking stamps that frequently saved Hungarian Jews from deportation to the death camps.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Swedish
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Langlet, Valdemar, 1872-1960.
Reign of terror
(DLC) 2012037721
(OCoLC)811850312
Named Person: Valdemar Langlet; Valdemar Langlet
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valdemar Langlet; Monika Langlet; Pieter Langlet; Sune Persson; Graham Long
ISBN: 9781783830275 1783830271 9781783465613 1783465611 9781510701946 151070194X
OCLC Number: 867050596
Notes: "First published as Verk och Dagar i Budapest by Wahlström & Widstrand, Stockholm, in 1946"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 187 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Foreword / by Monika and Pieter Langlet --
Introduction / by Sune Persson --
Prelude --
The First Act : The Deportation of the Jews --
The Second Act : The Swedish Red Cross --
Intermezzo --
The Third Act : Under the Arrow Cross --
The Fourth Act : The Hungarian Republic --
A Swedish Finale.
Other Titles: Verk och Dagar i Budapest.
Budapest memoirs of Valdemar Langlet, 1944-1945
Responsibility: Valdemar Langlet ; foreword by Monika Langlet and Pieter Langlet ; introduction by Sune Persson ; translation by Graham Long.

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Incredible memoir of one of the unsung heroes of WWII. First ever English translation. Reveals how thousands of Jews were saved from the Holocaust.  Read more...

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