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I Am Going to Be a Witness: Maria Madi’s Diary


Maria Madi was a non-Jewish physician living in Budapest during World War II. In her diary, she recorded her observations of life in wartime Budapest, including the persecution of Hungarian Jews after the German invasion in March 1944. Madi was not only a witness but also a rescuer; during the war, she hid three Jews in her apartment to protect them from possible deportation.

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