Jews who were deported to Auschwitz by the Hungarian Gendarmerie, Koszeg, Hungary, 1944. Yad Vashem's archives

An Ambitious Project ID'd 80% of Hungarian Jews Murdered in the Holocaust

Yad Vashem has spent a decade searching every possible archive in Hungary, adding the names of over 200,000 previously anonymous Jews murdered in the Holocaust

Only a few years ago no one knew anything about Samuel (Shmuel) Lederer. Even his name was undocumented. The farmer and public figure, one of the 13 Jews who lived in the remote Hungarian village of...

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