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Hungarian War Graves Farkasreti Cemetery

This mass grave contains the remains of 17 crew members of the Savoia-Marchetti SM.75 military transport aircraft, which crashed on 12 April 1941 when taking off.
The grave number is: Hv15-3-36.

Lajos Csatay
Lajos Csatay, a WW1 veteran, became commander of the Hungarian Third Army in 1943. In June 1943, Csatay was appointed as Minister of Defence. He was arrested by SS-Brigadeführer Edmund Veesenmayer on 15 October 1944 and held in the Waffen-SS Office in Budapest overnight. The following day, he was captured by the Gestapo and commited suicide along with his wife.

His grave is standing on the Farkesreti cemetery, 8/3-1-153/154.

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