The Hungarian Revolution of 1956: a young Hungarian girl emerges from a building housing resistance fighters carrying a rifle.

“ After the first battle of the Revolution, a young Hungarian girl emerges from a building housing resistance fighters carrying a rifle; the Hungarian Revolution of ”

HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION 1956. Outside of the former central office of 'Szabad Nép', crowds try to catch the first edition of 'Függetlenség' (Independence) // photo by Erich Lessing

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.

Young volunteers fighting in Budapest in the Revolution of 1956

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.

A Rip in the Iron Curtain: Photos From the Hungarian Revolution, 1956 | LIFE.com....street justice

Not published in LIFE. Street justice meted out by rebel fighters during the Hungarian Revolution, 10 of 29

Militants during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956; photo: Historical Archives of the Hungarian State Security

Militants during the Hungarian Revolution of photo: Historical Archives of the Hungarian State Security

Rob Gnant. Refugees on the Hungarian-Austrian border during Hungarian revolution of 1956.    http://semioticapocalypse.tumblr.com

Refugees on the Hungarian-Austrian border during Hungarian revolution…

A Rip in the Iron Curtain: Photos From the Hungarian Revolution, 1956 | LIFE.com

Budapest Hungarian Uprising 1956 by Micheal Rougier Russian tank brought in to quell the Revolution

"1956 Hungarian Uprising - Pro-Soviet communists and ÁVH members were often executed or imprisoned and former prisoners were released and armed. Radical impromptu workers' councils wrested municipal control from the ruling Hungarian Working People's Party and demanded political changes."

Hungarian Uprising - Pro-Soviet communists and ÁVH members were often…

Death and destruction in the streets of Budapest, 1956.

A Rip in the Iron Curtain: Photos From the Hungarian Revolution,

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