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Liberation in Recsk

A Liberation Committee of five came to the camp in Recsk under the leadership of Gyula Tóth, Camp Commander 320 internees from Recsk had to go to court inKistarcsa but more than one thousand people were set free, the last ones onthe 23rd of September, 1953. According to the minutes written on that day the leaders of thecamp stated that “production” in the camp and the liberation of internees was finished.

All the people set free had to sign a statement of secrecy; that theywould not tell anybody about anything that had taken place in the camp.

Those who were set free were obliged to report at the police station nearest to their permanent residence where most of them were placed under police surveillance and some of them were banned from their former dwelling place.

Fence and barracks in Recsk – collection of Lívia Gyarmathy The statement that everybody had to sign – ÁBTL 3.1.9. V-107419.
Fence and barracks in Recsk – collection of Lívia Gyarmathy The statement that everybody had to sign – ÁBTL 3.1.9. V-107419.
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