Within one month 40 people were occupied with the distribution of the passes. Anyone who could prove either a business or family connection with Sweden got the special pass. The restrictions were necessary otherwise the pass would be worthless if… Read More »11. The Distribution of the “Protection Passes”
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.… Read More »12. An End in View?
There were many attacks made on the „Refuge Houses“ resulting in Jewish deaths. On hearing about such attacks, Wallenberg made his way to the houses. His presence alone stopped the Arrow Cross gangs. There were many times he didn´t get… Read More »14. Fight about the Validity of the “Refuge Passes”
Germany Demanded Hungarian Enforced Labour Two days following the Arrow Cross coup, Adolf Eichmann returned to Budapest. He wished to complete his task: To exterminate the „Budapest Jews“. The German envoy Veesenmayer drew up an agreement with Vajina. 50.000 Jews… Read More »15. The Death March
The Jews that were not rescued from the convoys, ended up in concentration camps, mainly Dachau and Mauthausen. In November 1944, according to a statement from Veesenmayer, 27.000 Jews, both male and female, headed for the Empire. A daily average… Read More »16. The End of the “Death Marches”
Enforced Labour Battalion No. 701 Following the revolt in October 1944 many Jews were arrested and sent to „Enforced Labour“ contingents, many of which were „protected Jews“. Following protests and efforts from the legation department of the neutral countries, a… Read More »17. Rescue from “Enforced Labour”
“Shoot The Jewishdog Wallenberg“ Adolf Eichmann became very embittered due to Wallenberg´s activities. Eichmann had never come across such a resistance movement. In the presence of members of the Swedish „Red Cross“, Eichmann threatened the „Jewishdog“ Wallenberg with his life.… Read More »18. Eichmann and Raoul Wallenberg