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1956 Hungary

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October The Hungarian revolution takes place when "Hungarians declare their independence against Soviet rule." by burning a painting of Stalin. World History, World War Ii, Historia Universal, National Holidays, Freedom Fighters, Historical Pictures, My Heritage, Soviet Union, Cold War

October 23rd: A National Holiday for Hungary

October 23,1956 | The Hungarian revolution takes place when Hungarians declare[d] their independence against Soviet rule.

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") World History, World War Ii, Hungarian Flag, Budapest Hungary, Budapest City, Central Europe, Cold War, Eastern Europe, Photos Du

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

Hungarian Revolution, 1956 - photograph by Sandor Acs. The writing on the left translates as “The Murderer of 25 Million People”. The statue of Stalin has fallen. European History, World History, World War Ii, Lourdes, Interesting History, My Heritage, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Ukraine

Indestructable Giant Joe

1956; photograph by Sandor Acs. The writing on the left translates as "The Murderer of 25 Million People".

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 Flag, Anno Domini, Lest We Forget, Magnum Photos, Budapest Hungary, Second World, Cold War, Countries Of The World, Old Pictures

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

internato: “ Hungarian Revolution of 1956 “Budapest boys from about twelve to late teens carrying rifles, to fight with Hungarian Freedom Fighters during revolution against Soviet-backed regime. European History, World History, World War Ii, World Conflicts, Freedom Fighters, Cold War, Revolutionaries, Old Photos, The Past

Old Photos: Hungarian Revolution of 1956 | Kansas City With The Russian Accent

Once, while I was walking somewhere with my Father, we met one of his patients. The guy had a pronounced limp. "He damaged his leg parachuting into Hungary in 1956", my Dad told me when the guy schlepped away. For a long time this was all I've ever heard about the Hungarian Uprising of 1956. […]

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. Water Polo Game, Men's Water Polo, Water Polo Players, Water Sports, 1956 Olympics, Summer Olympics, Waterpolo, People, Sports

Blood in the water: Hungary's 1956 water polo gold

BBC World Service tells the story behind one of the most highly-charged battles in Olympic history - the "Blood in the Water" match between Hungary and the Soviet Union in 1956.

by ERICH LESSING - HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION 1956 --- Soviet bookshop is attacked by revolutionaries, books & portraits of hated communist leaders burnt in the street. An enthusiast recites poems by Sandor Petöfi, the poet of Hungarian uprising of Eugene Richards, Helen Levitt, World Conflicts, Photographer Portfolio, European History, Magnum Photos, Budapest Hungary, Wwi, Old Pictures

Burnéd Shoés

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....