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Hungary
Budapest
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Harry Hill Bandholtz

(Constantine, Michigan 1864 - Constantine, Michigan 1925)
United States Army Major General, US representative of the Inter-Allied Military Mission in Hungary in 1919. He prevented Romanian soldiers from removing Transylvanian treasures from the National Museum of Hungary in Budapest during the Romanian occupation of the city
(Wikipedia)
Ligeti Miklós
R. Vignali (Budapest)
1936

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Description

Bronze statue of Bandholtz in uniform.

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Harry Hill Bandholtz
a hóslelkü amerikai tábornok, az igazság nemes bajnoka
a hálás magyar nemzet 1919

"I simply carried out the instructions of my government
as i understood them as an officer and gentleman
of the united states army".

h.h. bandholtz
Harry Hill Bandholtz
American General, Noble Champion of Justice
The grateful Hungarian Nation

Signed: legeti miklós / 1936
öntötte vignali r

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Location (N 47°30'14" - E 19°3'3")

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