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WEISZ Arpad Hungarian Football Coach #hungary


Vivian Kahn
 

Arpad Weisz, a Hungarian Jew, was a member of the Hungarian squad at =
the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris and the youngest coach to win the =
championship in Italy but Fascist Italy, its racism and its violence =
didn't spare him. Watch a short film based on a graphic novel by Matteo =
Matteucco YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DvdqK1LUsPzo and =
read his biography at =
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81rp%C3%A1d_Weisz.

Vivian Kahn,Oakland, California


Bob Friedman
 

A contemporary of Weisz's, Bela Guttmann, was more fortunate and =
survived, going on to coach
Portugal's Benfica to two European Cups in the 1960s. His biography, =
"The Greatest Comeback," was
published in London in 2017 and fleshes out the story of Jews in European=
football before, during,
and after the Shoah.

www.bitebackpublishing.com/books/the-greatest-comeback-from-genocide-to-f=
ootball-glory

Bob Friedman
Brooklyn, NY

On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:24:19 -0700, "Vivian Kahn vkahn@..." =
<h-sig@...> wrote:

Arpad Weisz, a Hungarian Jew, was a member of the Hungarian squad at the=
1924 Summer Olympics in Paris and the youngest coach to win the =
championship in Italy but Fascist Italy, its racism and its violence =
didn't spare him. Watch a short film based on a graphic novel by Matteo =
Matteucco YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DvdqK1LUsPzo and =
read his biography at =
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81rp%C3%A1d_Weisz.

Vivian Kahn,Oakland, California
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johnjosephkovacs@...
 

Thanks for sending the Arpad film I have not heard of this before.
The fact that he was given the name of Arpad the first leader of the
Magyars was another how certain Hungarian Jews were eager to show that
they were 100% Hungarians

John Kovacs

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Subject: WEISZ Arpad Hungarian Football Coach
From: vkahn@...
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:24:19 -0700
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Arpad Weisz, a Hungarian Jew, was a member of the Hungarian squad at the =
1924 Summer Olympics in Paris and the youngest coach to win the championshi=
p in Italy but Fascist Italy, its racism and its violence didn't spare him.=
Watch a short film based on a graphic novel by Matteo Matteucco YouTube at=
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DvdqK1LUsPzo and read his biography at ht=
tps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81rp%C3%A1d_Weisz.

Vivian Kahn,Oakland, California