Julia's postcard of Budapest
Szeretsz? Do you love me?
You helped me down the spiral stairs
The musty cellar and the rats...
Written by Jane two days before she was killed, postmarked four days after her death.
We saw them take you...
We don't recognise mercy / Am I a military target, too? fortepan72728
I remember silver birds...April 3rd 1944 fortepan 24348
Jame with pupil, 1930s.
Written by her daughter, Monica Porter
From 'Cigarette Smoke' 1943
At home. The bookcase also provided a hiding place.
The Majestic's address
The Majestc in the early 80s. Monica Porter's photograph.
The former hotel is now a block of studio apartments.
Main entrance to the fortress
The firewood stores were used to hold and torture detainees. Untoched since the war.
Father Run, Arrow Cross squad leader in a Minorite habit. Executed in 1946 on testimony of Vera Somló, from whose perspective the lyrics were written.
Vera Somló, aged 24, on the left.
New Hungarian edition of Deadly Carousel.