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March 18

1944

Hitler meets the Hungarian regent Miklos Horthy at Klessheim
Castle, outside Salzburg, Austria, in response to Horthy's
letter of February 12. That same day, German troops occupy
Hungary. (USHMM 1994, 33)

March 19

1944

Miklos Horthy returns to occupied Hungary. The train
bringing him back also carries SS Brigadefuehrer (SS
Brigadier General) Edmund Veesenmayer, the new Reich
Minister Plenipotentiary. Other arrivals in subsequent days
include Ernst Kaltenbrunner and Adolf Eichmann. (USHMM 1994, 33)


                       Work Cited

USHMM (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). Fifty
   Years Ago: Revolt Amid the Darkness: Days of Remembrance,
   April 18-25, 1993. Washington, D.C.: 1993
                              
USHMM (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). Fifty
   Years Ago: Darkness Before Dawn: Days of Remembrance, April
   3-10, 1994. Washington, D.C.: 1994



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