12. An End in View?

Horthy Stopped Deportation

Eichmann was planning a new deportation transport for the Budapest Jews. As Wallenberg discovered this he commissioned a meeting of the heads of the diplomatic services from the neutral states.

This was directed by Nuntius Angelo Rotta. Together they passed a diplomatic note against deportation. On the 24th of August Rumania surrendered to Russia. This opened the border to the south. Horthy cancelled the deportation plans. Eichmann had to leave Hungary. Horthy formed a new government.

Wallenberg Thinking Of Returning To Sweden

The situation had relaxed. Wallenberg was hoping to return to Sweden. Beginning of October the Red Army suitated 80 Km south of Budadpest.
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