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Berechovo, Czechoslovakia, Funeral of a Jewish soldier in the Hungarian army.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

He was killed while the Hungarians took control over Czechoslovakian territory in 1939, after the Munich agreement. The soldier was buried in the city center in the presence of a guard of honor. In the center of the photograph is the city�s rabbi Dr. Rabiner Hirsch Salomon. At the right is the synagogue beadle Josef Weiss, whose son passed this photograph to the uncle of the submitter of the photograph.

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  • Title: Berechovo, Czechoslovakia, Funeral of a Jewish soldier in the Hungarian army.
  • Location: Czechoslovakia
  • Subject Keywords: Jewish soldiers , Uniforms , Prewar period , Religious life , Funerals , Czechoslovakian Army
  • Origin: Bela Gelbman
  • Name of submitter: Bela and Klara Gelbman
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 4240

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