VERITAS Research Institute and Archives

On October 5th, 1919, Brigadier General Harry Hill Bandholtz of the United States Army, one of the leaders of the Inter-Allied Military Mission in Budapest, singlehandedly saved the Hungarian National Museum from being ransacked by occupying Romanian troops. On the occasion of the centenary of his fearless endeavor, the Hungarian National Museum unveils a memorial plaque in his honor. US Ambassador to Hungary David B. Cornstein, Hungarian State Secretary (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade) Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich and Director of the Hungarian National Museum Benedek Varga are scheduled to speak. Location: Hungarian National Museum courtyard, Múzeum körút (Boulevard) 14-16, Budapest  Date: 2 PM on (Thursday) October 17th, 2019