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Book in progress (manuscript available in very limited numbers):

Fragments of a Family: a Multigenerational Memoir on Hungary, the Holocaust, and Emigration to a New World     by Marta Fuchs, with Henry Fuchs.  For more information about the book and its availability, contact the authors:   legacyofrescue (at) gmail  (dot) com   or     henry (dot) fuchs  (at) gmail (dot) com.

Marta and Henry Fuchs were both born and raised in Hungary, and escaped as children with their parents in December 1956 when they were 6 and almost 9, in the wake of the 1956 Hungarian revolution, by emigrating to the United States in 1957.  This book is a multi-generational family memoir of the family’s lives in Hungary, their experiences during the Holocaust and how they escaped to United States.



Recent book by my sister, Marta Fuchs

Legacy of Rescue: A Daughter’s Tribute  by Marta Fuchs

legacy of rescue cover image

About the book (from )

Marta Fuchs’ Legacy of Rescue: A Daughter’s Tribute tells the story of her father Morton (Miksa) Fuchs and Zoltán Kubinyi, the man who saved him and over 100 other Hungarian Jewish men during the Holocaust as the Commanding Officer of their forced labor battalion.

Zoltán Kubinyi was taken as a POW by the Russian Army, died a year later from typhus in a Siberian labor camp, and was buried in an unmarked grave, leaving behind a young wife and infant son. Due to Marta’s father’s testimony, Zoltán Kubinyi, a devout Seventh Day Adventist, was posthumously honored as a Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem.

The story of rescue came full circle in the Summer of 2011 when Marta and her brother took their children (all in their ’20s) back to Hungary to meet the rescuer’s family. The rescuer’s son, now in his late ’60s, never knew his father, and with his wife and granddaughters – the great grandchildren of Zoltán Kubinyi — Marta’s family talked about the heroic actions of his father and how this courageous man none of them knew has made such an indelible impact on all their lives.


Panorama of my neighborhood in Zurich, Switzerland, where I spent a recent sabbatical at ETH –click here