V4 Remembers WW2

Digesting the past

How did we build a victim narrative?

The Hungarian participation in World War II as political discourse

In the spring of 2014, right before the elections, a strange monument “devoted to the German occupation” was erected by the government in the heart of Budapest. The symbolism of the monument itself is very clear: the German eagle attacks Hungary, which is represented by the figure of the Archangel Gabriel.

Krisztián Ungváry26. 05. 2015