MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Hungary

The exhibition The Citizen Betrayed: A Remembrance of Holocaust Victims from Hungary

Opened in 2004, it shows the situation of Jews in Hungary during the Second World War and the changes that took place when the Nazis occupied the country in March 1944.

The  themes are the labor service, before and after German occupation; the deprivation of rights from the 1920 numerus clausus to the Jewish laws and their consequences for Jews before the German occupation; the plunder of Jewish-owned property; the German occupation; the ghettos and deportation; Jews from Hungary in Auschwitz-Birkenau and other Nazi camps; the extermination of the Roma; the Arrow Cross regime; rescue; and resistance and rescue through diplomatic channels.