2 Jul 1944

Hungary
  • 41 P-51s, temporarily in Italy while en route from the USSR to the UK during an Operation Frantic shuttle mission, joined Fifteenth Air Force fighters in escorting Fifteenth Air Force bombers against targets in the Budapest, Hungary area, claiming 9 aircraft destroyed and suffering 4 losses. ww2dbase [P-51 Mustang | Operation Frantic | Budapest | DS]
10 Jul 1944

Hungary
  • Raoul Wallenberg reported to the Swedish embassy in Budapest, Hungary as a secretary; in this role he would issue protective passports and commit in other acts that would save the lives of thousands of Jews. ww2dbase [Raoul Wallenberg | Budapest | CPC]
19 Jul 1944

Hungary
16 Oct 1944

Photo(s) dated 16 Oct 1944
German SS officers Sturmbannführer Otto Skorzeny and Untersturmführer Adrian von Fölkersam in Budapest, Hungary, 16 Oct 1944Ferenc Szálasi at Sándor Palace, Budapest, Hungary, 16-18 Oct 1944
22 Oct 1944

Photo(s) dated 22 Oct 1944
Jewish women being rounded up on Wesselényi Street, Budapest, Hungary, 22 Oct 1944
23 Oct 1944

Hungary
28 Oct 1944

Hungary
2 Nov 1944

Hungary
7 Nov 1944

Hungary
23 Dec 1944

Hungary
24 Dec 1944

Hungary
26 Dec 1944

Hungary
  • Soviet armies surrounded Budapest, beginning a siege on the Hungarian capital that would last 102 days. More than a million civilians were trapped in the city during the fighting. By the time the city surrendered in Apr 1945, the Russians had lost 80,000 troops killed and 240,000 wounded; the Germans and Hungarians 38,000 dead and 62,000 wounded; 38,000 civilians had perished. ww2dbase [Budapest Strategic Offensive Operation | Budapest | AC]
13 Jan 1945

Hungary
  • Raoul Wallenberg approached troops of 7th Guards Army of Soviet 2nd Ukrainian Front in Budapest, Hungary and requested to meet with Marshal Rodion Malinovsky in regards to the 7,000 Jews in Pest who were under his care. ww2dbase [Raoul Wallenberg | Budapest | CPC]
16 Jan 1945

Hungary
  • Soviet foreign office in Budapest, Hungary told Sweden that Raoul Wallenberg was in Soviet custody. ww2dbase [Raoul Wallenberg | Budapest | CPC]
17 Jan 1945

Hungary
18 Jan 1945

Hungary
  • German forces launched an offensive from around Lake Balaton, aimed at relieving the Budapest encirclement in Hungary. Meanwhile, Soviet forces liberated the Budapest ghetto. ww2dbase [Budapest Strategic Offensive Operation | Budapest | TH]
4 Feb 1945

Photo(s) dated 4 Feb 1945
DFS 230 glider, carrying supplies, having crashed into Attila út 35 or Attila út 37, Budapest, Hungary, 4 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 4DFS 230 glider, carrying supplies, having crashed into Attila út 35 or Attila út 37, Budapest, Hungary, 4 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 4DFS 230 glider, carrying supplies, having crashed into Attila út 35 or Attila út 37, Budapest, Hungary, 4 Feb 1945, photo 3 of 4DFS 230 glider, carrying supplies, having crashed into Attila út 35 or Attila út 37, Budapest, Hungary, 4 Feb 1945, photo 4 of 4
5 Feb 1945

Photo(s) dated 5 Feb 1945
Troops of Soviet 3rd Ukrainian Front fighting in Budapest, Hungary, 5 Feb 1945
10 Feb 1945

Hungary
12 Feb 1945

Hungary
  • Richard Kauder, a German military intelligence officer stationed in Budapest, Hungary, was arrested for suspicion of planning an escape to Switzerland as he was caught leaving the city with cash, jewelry, and his stamp collection. ww2dbase [Budapest | CPC]
13 Feb 1945

Hungary
6 Mar 1945

Hungary
  • German 2.Panzerarmee and 6.SS-Panzerarmee launched a counterattack toward Budapest, Hungary to relieve the city and to destroy the Hungarian oil supplies nearby to prevent Soviet use. ww2dbase [Budapest Strategic Offensive Operation | Budapest | TH]
16 Mar 1945

Hungary
26 Nov 1947

Hungary
30 Oct 1956

Photo(s) dated 30 Oct 1956
ISU-152 self-propelled gun at the intersection of Üllői Street and József Boulevard, Budapest, Hungary, 30 Oct 1956, photo 4 of 4ISU-152 self-propelled gun at the intersection of Üllői Street and József Boulevard, Budapest, Hungary, 30 Oct 1956, photo 3 of 4ISU-152 self-propelled gun at the intersection of Üllői Street and József Boulevard, Budapest, Hungary, 30 Oct 1956, photo 2 of 4ISU-152 self-propelled gun at the intersection of Üllői Street and József Boulevard, Budapest, Hungary, 30 Oct 1956, photo 1 of 4
See all photos dated 30 Oct 1956

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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