In Hungary, as in other European countries invaded by German forces in the second world war, Jews were deported by train to death camps in eastern Europe by the Nazis. Picture: Alamy

Holocaust survivor remembers the Swiss diplomat in Hungary who saved her life

  • Budapest-born literary agent Eva Koralnik recalls the 1944 Nazi invasion of Hungary that ended her happy childhood
  • She pays tribute to Harald Feller, who risked his life to help her, her mother and her baby sister escape to Switzerland
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In Hungary, as in other European countries invaded by German forces in the second world war, Jews were deported by train to death camps in eastern Europe by the Nazis. Picture: Alamy
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Kate Whitehead

Kate Whitehead

Kate Whitehead is a freelance journalist who worked on staff at the SCMP before editing Discovery magazine. She is the author of two Hong Kong crime books - After Suzie and Hong Kong Murders - and fully intends that the next book she writes will be less grizzly.