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Memories and reflections of the dispossessed

a collection of memoirs for the 60th anniversary of the Czechoslovak-Hungarian population exchange
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A collection of memoirs documenting those peoples who were persecuted after WW II and whose civil rights were abused during the events of the Czechoslovak-Hungarian population exhange between 1947 and 1949. This work is dedicated to those Hungarians, Slovaks, Germans and their descendants who lost their homeland, their homes and the places where they had lived.

Statementeditors of the original Hungarian language edition, Imre Molnár and László Szarka ; [English language translation by Gábor G. Gyukícs and Tom Bass]
ContributionsGyukics, Gábor, 1958-
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LC ClassificationsDB2742.H8 O8813 2010
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Pagination236 p. :
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Open LibraryOL26463118M
ISBN 10963062513X
ISBN 139789630625135
OCLC/WorldCa712295499

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