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Hungarian soldiers prepare to execute Ferenc Rajniss, the former Minister of Religious Affairs and Education in the Szalasi government, and editor of the right-wing, anti-Semitic journal "Magyar Futar."

Photograph | Photograph Number: 12822

Hungarian soldiers prepare to execute Ferenc Rajniss, the former Minister of Religious Affairs and Education in the Szalasi government, and editor of the right-wing, anti-Semitic journal "Magyar Futar."

Following his activities as the editor of the right-wing, anti-Semitic journal, "Magyar Futar," Ferenc Rajniss served as the Minister for Religious Affairs and Education in the collaborationist government of Ferenc Szalasi. His was the third postwar war crimes case to be tried by the People's Tribunal in the Budapest Academy of Music. Proceedings began on November 28, 1945 and ended with Rajniss' conviction on December 7, 1945. Rajniss was executed on March 12, 1946.

Date
1946 March 12
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Herbert C. Kaplan
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Record last modified: 2015-04-16 00:00:00
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