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LEST WE FORGET Erich Lessing: Budapest, October 1956. © Erich Lessing/Magnum Photos The Hungarian Uprising- The Russian Communist emblem cut out of the Hungarian flag

LEST WE FORGET Erich Lessing: Budapest, October © Erich Lessing/Magnum Photos The Hungarian Uprising- The Russian Communist emblem cut out of the Hungarian flag

Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Budapest boys from about twelve to late teens…

Hungarian Revolution of Budapest boys from about twelve to late teens carrying rifles, to fight with Hungarian Freedom Fighters during revolution against Soviet-backed regime.

Hungarian Revolution 1956

The "Kossuth arms",the Hungarian national emblem of the republic of has been painted on a APC armoured car captured by the insurgents.

Flag of Hungary, 1956, with the communist coat of arms cut out. The flag with a hole became the symbol of the revolution. (Photographed at the "Corvin köz") Source: Wikpedia

During the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, this was the Flag of Hungary: with the communist coat of arms cut out. The flag with a hole became the symbol of the revolution. (Photographed at the "Corvin köz")

ERICH LESSING - HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION 1956 The beginning of the De-Stalinization period in Hungary favoured the development of an opposition movement, particularly among students and intellectuals.

Picket lines at Russian legation with signs and pictures about Russian tyranny…

1956.

Hungarian freedom fighter holding up a flaming picture of Lenin, which belonged to a Soviet propaganda bookstore stormed by angry crowds earlier.

Ervin Zádor Hungarian waterpolo player after the Hungary defeated the USSR in…

n 33 days after the Soviet Army invaded Hungary, the two nations faced each other in an Olympic water polo match, known as the “Blood in the Water match.” Hungary defeated the Soviet Union and went on to win the gold medal.