Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Eva Cigler - March 17, 1982

Political Leaders

I see. Do you remember any of the leaders, the presidents or um, people like Benes?

Yes, I remember Benes.

Who was he?

Benes was the Czechoslovakia president that time. And Masaryk.



What about Horthy?

Horthy, this was the Hungarian president. When the Hungarian came in then we know who's Horthy. Otherwise we wouldn't uh, know nothing about the lousy Hungarian who was Horthy.

So you didn't think of him very favorably.

No. After that what we heard about, after the war, what he was doing with the--he was promising he not going to give out the Jewish population. But looks like he turned the other face or something, the other cheek and he give out the Jewish population.

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