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The Hero of Budapest : the Triumph and Tragedy of Raoul Wallenberg

The Hero of Budapest : the Triumph and Tragedy of Raoul Wallenberg

Author: Bengt Jangfeldt; Harry D Watson
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The story of Raoul Wallenberg - who, at immense personal risk, rescued many of Budapest's Jews from the Holocaust - is one of the most remarkable of World War II. The complete account of his life and fate is told now following access to the Russian archives, previously unavailable.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Raoul Wallenberg; Raoul Wallenberg; Raoul Wallenberg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bengt Jangfeldt; Harry D Watson
ISBN: 9781780766829 1780766823
OCLC Number: 870428229
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Translated from the Swedish.
Description: x, 416 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: A Sunday's child --
A Wallenberg --
The new elementary school --
Out into the world --
The architect --
South Africa --
Palestine --
The end of an epoch --
Interlude --
Recruitment --
Budapest --
Blood for goods --
The death marches --
Ghettoisation --
Open terror --
Guest or captive? --
Moscow --
A diplomatic failure --
Liquidation --
Aftermath --
Bringing honour to one's family.
Other Titles: Raoul Wallenberg.
Responsibility: Bengt Jangfeldt ; translated by Harry D. Watson and Bengt Jangfeldt.


With access to previously unpublished material, Bengt Jangfeldt provides the first complete account of Wallenberg's life and sheds important new light on one of the greatest heroes of World War II.  Read more...


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'During the last decade, Bergt Jangfeldt has gained a reputation for his biographies of Axel Munthe, Vladimir Mayakovsky and Joseph Brodsky. With Raoul Wallenberg he consolidates his position as one Read more...

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