Witness V, a technician, an enlisted man at the beginning of the revolution, made a statement about the fighting he participated in as a freedom fighter. The committee asked him about the execution of his father, the soldiers who joined the revolution, and the sort of help the revolutionaries expected from the UN. János László, a lieutenant in the German army during World War II, spent seven years in Siberia and three years in Hungarian labor camps. After his short statement, the committee asked him about the fighting, and the sort of help the revolutionaries expected from abroad.
Records of this digital collection were assembled to document the work of the UN Special Committee on the Problem of Hungary established on January 10, 1957 by the United Nations General Assembly for the purpose of investigating the 1956 Hungarian revolution.
Principal contributor(s): United Nations Special Committee on the Problem of Hungary
Records of the UN Special Committee on the Problem of Hungary: UN Documents (HU OSA 398-0-1)
"Compte Rendu in Extenso de la Trentième Séance (Privée)", 5 March 1957. HU OSA 398-0-1-6574; Records of the UN Special Committee on the Problem of Hungary: UN Documents; Open Society Archives at Central European University, Budapest.
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