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Hungarian Deputy Demands Official Recognition for Jews Killed on War Fronts

A demand that Hungarian Jews who have been killed at the front, where they were sent for labor service, be listed as “killed in action,” despite the fact that they were not on combat duty, was made in the Hungarian Parliament by a deputy named Zoltan Mesko, it is reported in Budapest papers received here today. It is presumed that if this suggestion is put into effect the families of the Jews will be eligible for pensions and other benefits.

At the same time, however, Mesko reiterated that the Hungarian movement for ” racial protection” will not renounce its policy “of strengthening the Magyar element.”