Hungarian refugees in America and their counterparts in Hungary
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Hungarian refugees in America and their counterparts in Hungary the interrelations between cosmopolitanism and ethnicity by Molly Geiger Schuchat

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Published by Catholic University of America in [S.l.] .
Written in English


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Statementby Molly Geiger Schuchat.
SeriesCatholic University of America. Anthropology Studies -- no. 18, Anthropological series (Catholic University of America) -- no. 18.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 192 leaves.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21929398M

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Hungarian Refugees in the United States. In with the generous support of the Blinken family, the archives extended the scope of its research to other archives in the United States that also possess relevant, still largely unexplored records on the Hungarian refugees.   Then, between May and October of , the physical border and minefield were largely dismantled by Hungary. The Hungarian uprising and the flight of Hungarians to Austria began within the next few days. Austria showed openness and willingness to welcome the refugees, noting their prima facie status under the Refugee Convention. Concerned. Cardinal Mindszenty, who had been convicted of treason and imprisoned by the Hungarian government in , was freed during the revolution. When the revolution failed, he took refuge in the American Legation in Hungary. With the support of the American Hungarian Federation, more t refugees arrived in the United States during   This was essentially Orbán’s justification for creating closed camps for those refugees who arrived in Hungary, after a fence was erected to keep most of the refugees out. According to official Hungarian statistics, , people left the country between October 23 and the spring of , most of them via Austria (,).

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REPORT ON HUNGARIAN REFUGEES. Guy E. Coriden. The Hungarian Revolution of October provided an unprecedented opportunity for the collection of intelligence on a Soviet Bloc country. Each of the many facets of intelligence activity played its role. Every known Free World and Bloc intelligence organization was involved. 10/23/ - AHF Honors the heroes of the Hungarian Revolution Hungarians from all walks of life rose up against insurmountable odds to fight the brutal Soviet-installed Communist government. Thousands died fighting, tens of thousands were wounded and imprisoned, others - men, women, and children - tortured and executed, while , fled their homeland, many to the .   A refugee throws a stone towards Hungarian riot police after they used water cannon and pepper spray to push back refugees at the Hungarian border with Serbia near the town of Horgos How Hungary. Of the , Hungarian refugees who fled Hungary following the Soviet invasion in , close to 20, were what is now known to border controls as "unaccompanied minors". Based on his archival research and the personal testimonies, historian and former dissident Béla Nóvé traces their life stories.