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Back From Europe

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Miss Ruby Daniels was a Baptist missionary in Budapest during World War II. She was sent to Hungary in 1935 and remained there until 1942, not including a furlough in 1939. Miss Daniels was in charge of a girl's school and remained as long as possible until German troops marched through the city streets. Her return journey was as harrowing as her time in war-torn Europe; she sailed with 900 other passengers including four missionaries and hundreds of Jewish refugees aboard Serpa Pinto. The Portuguese ship arrived in Florida on February 16 after making a treacherous trip across the Atlantic with submarine attacks imminent.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 41, Mar 1942, p6, 22, il