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In a drawing dated September 16, 1942, Beifeld shows the arrival of ambulance trucks carrying Hungarian soldiers who were wounded in the September attack at the Don River to a Hungarian military hospital in Plotava.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 58138

In a drawing dated September 16, 1942, Beifeld shows the arrival of ambulance trucks carrying Hungarian soldiers who were wounded in the September attack at the Don River to a Hungarian military hospital in Plotava.

Beifeld's caption reads: "The 1942 September attack at the bend in the Don River near Storoshevoye shed much blood among our military. Ambulance trucks and other vehicles carrying the wounded poured into the hospital at Plotawa for three days and three nights..."

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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