Raoul Wallenberg in Russia: Definitely not a Guest, but a Prisoner

When Soviet troops liberated Budapest by the middle of January 1945, it marked the end of the harrowing ordeal suffered by Hungary’s Jewish population at the hands of German and Hungarian Nazi supporters. Over half a million victims lay dead, while tens of thousands more were barely clinging to life in Budapest’s main ghetto and … Read more Raoul Wallenberg in Russia: Definitely not a Guest, but a Prisoner

Book Review: “A Hero’s Many Faces: Raoul Wallenberg in Contemporary Monuments”

Raoul Wallenberg expert, Susanne Berger, on the art historian’s view of the Holocaust hero. Of the numerous Wallenberg books and publications released since the 1980’s, this one stands apart. It is to my mind the first substantive study of Swedish diplomat Raoul G. Wallenberg outside of the regular Holocaust Studies/World War II canon. The young … Read more Book Review: “A Hero’s Many Faces: Raoul Wallenberg in Contemporary Monuments”

If Russian Authorities Lied About Raoul Wallenberg, Then What? – Susanne Berger

Now that researchers have shown in two proven instances that  Russia for many decades has deliberately withheld key information in the Raoul Wallenberg case, where does that leave the investigation of his fate? For as yet unexplained reasons, Russian officials chose to  mislead for decades not only the general public, but also an official Swedish-Russian … Read more If Russian Authorities Lied About Raoul Wallenberg, Then What? – Susanne Berger