Hungary Will Distribute Confiscated Jewish Property Among War Heroes
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Hungary Will Distribute Confiscated Jewish Property Among War Heroes

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Confiscated Jewish real estate in Hungary will be distributed by the government among members of the “Hungarian Order of Heroes” it was announced today over the Budapest radio. The order consists of soldiers who distinguished themselves in the last World War or in the present war.

The announcement also stated that all of Budapest’s 135 Jewish taxi-drivers will lose their licenses on January 1. There are 1,900 licensed cab drivers in Budapest.

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