Exactly 70 years ago in 1945, Swedish businessman Raoul Wallenberg was abducted by Russian forces as they occupied Hungary. Wallenberg, who was not Jewish himself, saved tens of thousands of Jews in Budapest during the Holocaust. He was never heard… Read More »The Family Still Struggles to Uncover the Fate of Holocaust Hero Raoul Wallenberg
My uncle Raoul Wallenberg, who rescued tens of thousands of Jews in Hungary, was abducted by the Russians on January 17, 1945 and immediately incarcerated in a KGB jail in Moscow. Probably there was not one day that our family… Read More »Raoul Wallenberg’s Abduction by the Russians on January 17, 1945: Seventy Years Ago
Raoul Wallenberg’s previously unknown contact with the Hamburg merchant Ludolph Christensen who enjoyed the protection of SS General Karl Wolff, Heinrich Himmler’s right hand man, sheds new light on the origins of Wallenberg’s humanitarian mission to Hungary in 1944. Their association throughout… Read More »Raoul Wallenberg’s Secret German Contacts
When Raoul Wallenberg arrived in Hungary, he met darkness and persecuted Jews. He gave light and hope to the Jews of Budapest by finding ways to protect them. 70 years ago have passed since Raoul Wallenberg disappeared. He faced darkness the day he was kidnapped by… Read More »January 17th, light your candles in memory of Raoul Wallenberg!