- The Karoly Deme von Zadorgalva diary includes typed excerpts from a diary Karoly kept from May to November 1942 while in Hungary and on the Eastern Front as a surgeon with the Royal Hungarian Army 20th Division. In his diary, Karoly describes his experiences and expresses his thoughts about the ongoing war. The diary also includes photographs from his time in the military as well as pressed flower petals.
- Collection Creator
- Karoly D. von Zadorfalva
Karoly Deme von Zadorgalva was born in Hungary in 1902 and served as a surgeon in the 20th Division of the Royal Hungarian Army during World War II. After the war, Karoly immigrated to the United States in 1950 aboard the SS General M. B. Stewart and settled in Ohio where he continued practicing medicine.
1 oversize box
- System of Arrangement
- The Karoly Deme von Zadorgalva diary is arranged as a single series.
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
- Conditions on Use
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Keywords & Subjects
- Holder of Originals
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- Eva Kahana donated the Karoly Deme von Zadorgalva diary to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1999.
- Funding Note
- The accessibility of this collection was made possible by the generous donors to our crowdfunded Save Their Stories campaign.
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