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Final Words of the Martyrs of Arad

"Remembering Angel" in memory of the Martyrs of Arad by Makovecz Imre in Isaszeg
Final Words of the Martyrs of Arad

These 13 honvéd (national guard) generals had led the fight for freedom  from Austria in 1848-49, turning the tide in favor of Hungarian independence.  But then Emperor Franz Josef called for help from Russia, whose massive military might they could not withstand. 

 

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