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Hungarian Government Reports Large-scale Confiscation of Jewish Agricultural Land

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Large-scale confiscation of Jewish-owned land in Hungary is reported here today from Budapest in a statement issued by the Hungarian Department of Agriculture.

The statement reveals that 715,000 yokes of land had been taken over by the state from Jews by the end of 1943. About three-quarters of this land is agricultural, while the remainder is woodland. About 360,000 yokes of the confiscated Jewish agricultural land was leased to non-Jews by the state which administers the Jewish property.

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