Budapest, 1945. A German glider carrying supplies crashed into a house while landing on Vérmező.

DFS 230 glider, carrying supplies, having crashed into Attila út 35 or Attila út Budapest, Hungary, 4 Feb 1945

Construction of the original Elisabeth Bridge (Erzsébet-híd.) Lasted 1897-1903! The bridge was named after Elizabeth, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, wife of Francis Joseph I assassinated in Geneva in 1898. Its 290-meter span over the Danube, made it the longest suspension bridge in the world. Blown up by German troops at the end of WW II, it is the only Danube bridge in Budapest that was not rebuilt after the war. Instead, a new bridge was built between 1960 and 1964.

These are what the Elisabeth Bridge in Budapest looked like in the past. Elisabeth Bridge under construction, 1902 The old Elisabe.

Budapest, Udvar az egykori Torony utca és Duna utca sarkán,  1895  Klösz György felvétele

Budapest, Udvar az egykori Torony utca és Duna utca sarkán, 1895 Klösz György felvétele

Budapest, 1895. Astoria & Kossuth Lajos utca before Elisabeth bridge was built.

Budapest, Astoria & Kossuth Lajos utca before Elisabeth bridge was built.

1965. Aluljáró építése a Blaha Lujza téren.

Aluljáró építése a Blaha Lujza téren.Construction of a subway in Blaha Lujza square

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