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Top image: A drawing dated October 1942 depicting the events of August 28 when Beifeld was wounded near the front lines.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 58061

Top image: A drawing dated October 1942 depicting the events of August 28 when Beifeld was wounded near the front lines.

His caption reads: "I get wounded and manage to get away from the dangerous bend in the [Don] river]."

One page of an illustrated album produced by Gyorgy Beifeld (1902-1982), a Hungarian Jew from Budapest, who was drafted into the Munkaszolgalat (Hungarian Labor Service system) and spent more than a year on the Soviet front, from April 1942 through May 1943. The album contains 402 drawings and watercolors by Byfield, as well as a narrative of his experiences.

Date
April 1942 - May 1943
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of George Byfield (Gyorgy Beifeld)
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Record last modified: 2004-02-26 00:00:00
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