Category Archives: European History

St Stephen’s Crown: Part 2 (Return to Hungary)

In 1944 the Szent Korona was secretly taken out of Hungary by the Hungarian guards to protect it from the Nazis and subsequently the Communist invasion. Then in 1945 a Hungarian general gave it to the United States Army for … Continue reading

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St. Stephen’s Crown: A History and Depiction in Stamps

This article marks the beginning of our Hungaria Stamp Exchange blog. The purpose is to portray major topics in Hungarian history and culture and their influence on the stamps of Hungary through a series if articles. Each article will begin … Continue reading

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Lithuanian Displaced Persons Camps

I’ll be researching a very interesting area of post World War II history in Lithuania. This is related to the Displaced Persons camps of Lithuanian citizens that were displaced by the devastation of WWII. These camps were like cities on … Continue reading

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