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600,000 of Hungary’s 900,000 Jews Killed During Occupation, Swedish Diplomat Reports

Six-hundred thousand of Hungary’s 900,000 Jews were killed during the German occupation of the country, according to a statement by an attache of the Swedish legation in Budapest published in Steckholm newspapers. Not all Jews were sent to Germany to die, he said, reparting that it was a common sight to see Jews undressed on the embankments of the Danube, shot and thrown into the river.