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RG-10.01, Jewish-Hungarian servicemen, Vadasz Collection

RG-10.01.01, Loading of trams, Chust

RG-10.01.02, Engineering detail, Chust

RG-10.01.03, Noon rest, Chust

RG-10.01.04, Ditch digging, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.05, Ditch digging, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.06, Barbed Wire Removal, Pelmonostor

RG-10.01.07, “Engineering”, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.08, Road Building, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.09, Lined-up for Work, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.10, Pushing of Gravel-loaded Trams, Chust

RG-10.01.11, Loading of Trams, Chust

RG-10.01.12, Platoon Ready after Daily Work of Reeling of Barbed Wire, Baranya-kisfalud

RG-10.01.13, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda

RG-10.01.14, Noon Rest, Chust

RG-10.01.15, Commander at Road-Building, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.16, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda

RG-10.01.17, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda

RG-10.01.18, Wheel-barrowing of Gravel, Chust

RG-10.01.19, Road Building, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.20, Gravel-loading Team Ready for Unloading, Chust

RG-10.01.21, Reeling of Retrieved Barbed-Wires, Pelmonostor

RG-10.01.22, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda

RG-10.01.23, Road Building, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.24, Commander at a Road-Building Site, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.25, Tank-Obstacle Barricade Removal, Pelmonostor

RG-10.01.26, Morning Start for Work, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.27, Wheel-barrowing, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.28, Team Unloading, Chust

RG-10.01.29, Commanding Officer, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.30, Road Building, Sarospatak

RG-10.01.31, Building of Barracks, Chust

RG-10.01.32, Heavy Tank-obstacle Barricade Removal, Pelmonostor

RG-10.01.33, Barbed-Wire Lines Removal, Pelmonostor

RG-10.01.34, Return from Daily Work, Sarospatak



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Title: Hungarian Labor Battalions, 1940-1943Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1940 -- 1945

ID: RG-10/RG-10

Primary Creator: Vadasz, Frank

Other Creators: Hungarian Military Labor Servicemen and Relatives

Extent: 0.0

Arrangement:

The arrangement scheme for the record group was imposed during processing in the absence of an original order. Materials are arranged by identifier, as assigned by the processor.

Record group is described to item-level, and is comprised of thirty-four items.

Subjects: Hungarian-annexed territories, Hungarian labor battalions, Hungarian military labor service for Jews, Jewish forced labor in Hungarian labor battalions, wartime photographs

Languages: Hungarian, German

Abstract

This is a collection of photo-documents depicting forced labor in Hungarian labor battalions and companies. Jews from Hungary and Hungarian-annexed territories were drafte into these units. They served in Hungary, Hungarian-annexed territories and in the Eastern Front.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This record group, also known as the Frank Vadasz collection, includes photo-documents and artifacts depicting the daily life in the Hungarian forced labor service, commonly known as labor battalions. The artifacts are represented by armbands and labor company sign, both believed to be authentic. The photographs in this record group are copies of the originals taken by the Jewish labor servicemen and Hungarian soldiers during the service in Hungarian army.

Materials in this record group include photographs and artifacts. Materials are digitized.

Collection Historical Note

Before mass deportation of the Jewish population from Hungary and Hungarian-annexed territories, the Hungarian government passed the law making service in the labor battalions and companies mandatory for Jewish male. They wore Hungarian military uniform without rank insignias and had no right to carry arms. Hungarian commissioned officers were in charge of these labor units.

Biographical Note

Frank Vadasz, a photographer, was conscripted into the Hungarian Military Labor Service in 1940. During 1940-1942, his company was stationed in Chust or Huszt (Subcarpathian Rus), Sarospatak (Northern Hungary), and Petarda (a territory annexed from Yugoslavia).

Subject/Index Terms

Hungarian-annexed territories
Hungarian labor battalions
Hungarian military labor service for Jews
Jewish forced labor in Hungarian labor battalions
wartime photographs

Administrative Information

Repository: Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Access Restrictions: No restrictions

Use Restrictions:

Copyrighted materials, credits to and references to the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust are required

Digital copies might be available upon request

Preferred Citation: RG-10, Hungarian Labor Battalions. Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Archive.

Processing Information: Materials are primarily described using the local descriptive standards of the LA Museum of the Holocaust.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Document/Artifact of Item-Level:

[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 1: RG-10.01, Jewish-Hungarian servicemen, Vadasz Collection, 1940 -- 1945],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 2: RG-10.01.01, Loading of trams, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 3: RG-10.01.02, Engineering detail, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 4: RG-10.01.03, Noon rest, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 5: RG-10.01.04, Ditch digging, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 6: RG-10.01.05, Ditch digging, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 7: RG-10.01.06, Barbed Wire Removal, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 8: RG-10.01.07, “Engineering”, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 9: RG-10.01.08, Road Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 10: RG-10.01.09, Lined-up for Work, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 11: RG-10.01.10, Pushing of Gravel-loaded Trams, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 12: RG-10.01.11, Loading of Trams, Chust, 1943],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 13: RG-10.01.12, Platoon Ready after Daily Work of Reeling of Barbed Wire, Baranya-kisfalud, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 14: RG-10.01.13, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 15: RG-10.01.14, Noon Rest, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 16: RG-10.01.15, Commander at Road-Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 17: RG-10.01.16, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 18: RG-10.01.17, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 19: RG-10.01.18, Wheel-barrowing of Gravel, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 20: RG-10.01.19, Road Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 21: RG-10.01.20, Gravel-loading Team Ready for Unloading, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 22: RG-10.01.21, Reeling of Retrieved Barbed-Wires, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 23: RG-10.01.22, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 24: RG-10.01.23, Road Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 25: RG-10.01.24, Commander at a Road-Building Site, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 26: RG-10.01.25, Tank-Obstacle Barricade Removal, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 27: RG-10.01.26, Morning Start for Work, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 28: RG-10.01.27, Wheel-barrowing, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 29: RG-10.01.28, Team Unloading, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 30: RG-10.01.29, Commanding Officer, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 31: RG-10.01.30, Road Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 32: RG-10.01.31, Building of Barracks, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 33: RG-10.01.32, Heavy Tank-obstacle Barricade Removal, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 34: RG-10.01.33, Barbed-Wire Lines Removal, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 35: RG-10.01.34, Return from Daily Work, Sarospatak, 1940],
[All]

Document/Artifact of Item-Level 21: RG-10.01.20, Gravel-loading Team Ready for Unloading, Chust, 1942Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
A photograph depicting Jewish forced laborers while loading gravel
Subject/Index Terms:
Forced labor, Hungarian labor companies
Hungarian labor battalions
Chust (Ukraine)
wartime photographs
Forced labor
Creators:
Vadasz, Frank

Browse by Document/Artifact of Item-Level:

[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 1: RG-10.01, Jewish-Hungarian servicemen, Vadasz Collection, 1940 -- 1945],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 2: RG-10.01.01, Loading of trams, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 3: RG-10.01.02, Engineering detail, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 4: RG-10.01.03, Noon rest, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 5: RG-10.01.04, Ditch digging, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 6: RG-10.01.05, Ditch digging, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 7: RG-10.01.06, Barbed Wire Removal, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 8: RG-10.01.07, “Engineering”, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 9: RG-10.01.08, Road Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 10: RG-10.01.09, Lined-up for Work, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 11: RG-10.01.10, Pushing of Gravel-loaded Trams, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 12: RG-10.01.11, Loading of Trams, Chust, 1943],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 13: RG-10.01.12, Platoon Ready after Daily Work of Reeling of Barbed Wire, Baranya-kisfalud, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 14: RG-10.01.13, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 15: RG-10.01.14, Noon Rest, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 16: RG-10.01.15, Commander at Road-Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 17: RG-10.01.16, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 18: RG-10.01.17, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 19: RG-10.01.18, Wheel-barrowing of Gravel, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 20: RG-10.01.19, Road Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 21: RG-10.01.20, Gravel-loading Team Ready for Unloading, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 22: RG-10.01.21, Reeling of Retrieved Barbed-Wires, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 23: RG-10.01.22, Dismantling of a Bunker, Petarda, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 24: RG-10.01.23, Road Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 25: RG-10.01.24, Commander at a Road-Building Site, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 26: RG-10.01.25, Tank-Obstacle Barricade Removal, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 27: RG-10.01.26, Morning Start for Work, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 28: RG-10.01.27, Wheel-barrowing, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 29: RG-10.01.28, Team Unloading, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 30: RG-10.01.29, Commanding Officer, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 31: RG-10.01.30, Road Building, Sarospatak, 1940],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 32: RG-10.01.31, Building of Barracks, Chust, 1942],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 33: RG-10.01.32, Heavy Tank-obstacle Barricade Removal, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 34: RG-10.01.33, Barbed-Wire Lines Removal, Pelmonostor, 1941],
[Document/Artifact of Item-Level 35: RG-10.01.34, Return from Daily Work, Sarospatak, 1940],
[All]


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