But We Are Free

But We Are Free


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In the fall of 1944, the Red army is chasing the retreating German and Hungarian armies back across Eastern Europe. As war reaches German occupied Hungary, and Aristocratic family must face the ultimate of whether to stay in their homeland and face an uncertain fate, or leave the only life that they have ever known and escape to the west, and to freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449596897
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/16/2009
Pages: 78
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.16(d)

About the Author

Erzsébet Szent Imrey was born on November 19, 1921 into an aristocratic family in the Kingdom of Hungary. At the beginning of the Second World War, Erzsébet married Ferenc Kun. The couple moved to Gönc where she gave birth to her first born, Péter. Their happiness was short lived because of the approaching Russian invasion of there country. The family escaped to Austria and spent five years in a Displaced Persons Camp. In the terrible living conditions in the camp, they were blessed with the birth of a daughter, Ágota. They were finally able to arrange visas so the whole family would be able to leave for America. They arrived in Seattle and lived there and then in Montana before finally settling in New Jersey. Here Erzsébet and Ferenc had two more children, Réka and Emese. There, they obtained the ultimate American dream. Their children married and gave them eight beautiful grandchildren.

Ferenc passed away on July 20, 1987 and Erzsébet went to join him on May 29, 2005. She now lies next to her mother in the family crypt in Krasznokvajda.

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