VINCENT SZABO: Journey of a Hungarian Revolutionary

MILITARY HISTORY / HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION / MIND • BODY • SPIRIT

eBook: 978-1-936332-16-8
310 pages
BISACS: BIO026000; FAM027000
RIGHTS: WORLD WIDE


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VINCENT SZABO:
Journey of a Hungarian Revolutionary

ABOUT THE BOOK

Vincent Szabo: Journey of a Hungarian Revolutionary is a powerful account one of the heroes of the Hungarian Revolution which forever changed the West’s perspective on Communism, marginalizing even those Westerners who had been proponents of Marxism. Although Hungarians may have lost the Revolution militarily, they indubitably won it politically and emotionally, demonstrating to the world the brutality of the Communist infrastructure. Vincent Szabo’s story is one example of such a victory.

Szabo’s story, told from the point of view of the man on the street, depicts the life of a revolutionary from his birth into poverty to his hard-won freedom. Svabo’s actions during what has been called the turning point in the Cold War, proved invaluable. From stealing food from local shops to ensure others would not go hungry, to assisting in the capture and destruction of Russian tanks as they rolled into Budapest, Svabo helped save many lives even while others died around him. Forced to flee the country because he was considered a threat to the new Soviet-installed government, Svabo’s pioneer spirit helped propel him to a successful and prosperous life in the West.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Laszlo B. Szremac, a first generation Hungarian-American, holds a doctor of letters from Drew University. He is currently studying directing at the New York Film Academy. He lives in New Jersey.


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