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Love and Separation in WWII Hungary

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Marianne Szegedy-Maszak tells a wartime love story about her parents, Hanna and Aladár, who met and fell in love in Budapest in 1940. He was sent to Dachau, and she and her family were forced into hiding when the Germans invaded Hungary and later fled to Portugal. They were reunited and were at last married in a devastated Budapest.  I Kiss Your Hands Many Times includes her parents letters and tells of the complicated relationship Hungary had with its Jewish population and with the rest of the world.

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