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Hajdu, Pál

How Soviet Hungary Fought and Fell. Banned book by Hungarian communist.

How Soviet Hungary Fought and Fell. Banned book by Hungarian communist.

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Gaydu, Pavel [Hajdu, Pál] [How Soviet Hungary Fought and Fell]. Kak Borolas’ i Pala Sovetskaia Vengriia. 

Preface by Béla Kun. 

Moskva-Leningrad, OGIZ - Moskovskiy rabochiy, 1931. 
12mo, 79 p., ill. 

In original pictorial wrappers. 
Near very good condition, minor losses to spine.

One of 5 000 copies printed.

The book was authored by the Hungarian communist journalist Pál Hajdu (1896-1937/8).
After the collapse of the Republic in 1920, he was arrested and sentenced to prison. In 1922, he participated in the Soviet-Hungarian prisoner exchange deal and went to Russia. Subsequently, he worked for The Publishing Association of Foreign Workers. However, Hajdu was later arrested and executed in Kommunarka.
The edition of this book was banned in Russia.

OCLC locates two copies of this edition in the Stanford Library and the Bavarian State Library.

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