Records of Hungarian Royal Home Defense Ministry, Presidential department A-Presidential series
- Collection Subtitle
- Magyar Kiràlyi Honvèdelmi Minisztèrium, Elnöki A osztàly-elnöki sorozat
26 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
- Credit Line
- Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
The collection consists of reports, decrees, correspondence, memoranda, and other records of the Presidential Section of the Ministry of Defense, pertaining to its efforts to respond to the requirements of the Second Anti-Jewish Law and other regulations that discriminated against Hungarian Jews. Files include documents pertaining to how to identify Jewish personnel, disciplinary actions taken against them, and the transfer of Jewish military personnel to the labor service system. In addition to Jewish personnel, however, the records also contain files regarding disciplinary actions taken against members of non-Jewish religious organizations, such as Jehovah’s Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists, and Nazarenes, as well as files on Roma and Sinti, and Polish prisoners-of-war assigned to the labor service system.
Record last modified: 2017-08-08 12:18:59
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