Sopron, Saint Wolfgang castle church and national memorial site (Balf)

A pathetic sculpture outside the cemetery wall commemorates several hundreds of Jewish victims who died in the compulsory labour camp in the winter of 1944-1945, among inhuman conditions. The artwork of László Kutas, sculptor and Barna Winkler, architect made in 2008 is a national literary and historic memorial site. There is an open book built in the fence wall with a message carved in the stone: "freedom is not only the matter of a nation but of the whole mankind." The author of this quote is Antal Szerb, Catholic writer who was compromised and killed because of his Jewish origin in the camp of Balf.

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