József Tibor Fejes, a young Hungarian identified by C. J. Chivers in The Gun as ‘the first known insurgent to carry an AK-47.’, ‘Fejes obtained his prize after Soviet soldiers dropped their rifles during their attack on revolutionaries in Budapest in 1956…. The Hungarian Revolution marked the AK-47’s true battlefield debut.’

operatorsgonnaoperate: “ József Tibor Fejes, a young Hungarian identified by C. Chivers in The Gun as ‘the first known insurgent to carry an ‘Fejes obtained his prize after Soviet soldiers.

Imre Nagy led the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 that was crushed by the Soviet Union. He was executed 2 years later

Imre Nagy- led the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 that was crushed by the Soviet Union. He was executed 2 years later

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(Hungarian) Magyar gerillas against Communist Regime.

Mario De Biasi  Families fleeing after the arrival of the Soviets at the border between Hungary and Austria, Budapest, 1956.  From Fotografia, Professione E Passione

Families fleeing after the arrival of the Soviets at the border between Hungary & Austria, Budapest 1956 - Some of what Florence might have seen as a child fleeing Hungary

Child at Pamhagen, Nov. 1956 -by Ata Kandó  [from: Hungarian refugees in the border area between Austria and Hungary]

1956 -by Ata Kandó [from: Hungarian refugees in the border area between Austria and Hungary]

Hungary 1956 Revolution Anniversary Photo,Hungary 1956 Revolution ...

Hungary 1956 Revolution Anniversary Photo,Hungary 1956 Revolution ...

1956: The Hungarian Revolution is a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, October 23-November 10. It is the first major threat to Soviet control in Eastern Europe since World War II.

The Hungarian Revolution or of 1956 (Hungarian: forradalom or felkelés) was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November

When the Hungarian uprising erupted in 1956, UNHCR faced its first post-war emergency, coordinating help for more than 200,000 people who fled that country. Some refugees remained in Austria where UNHCR funded housing projects like the one above. © UNHCR/D.Whitney

"When the Hungarian uprising erupted in UNHCR faced its first post-war emergency, coordinating help for more than people who fled that country. Some refugees remained in Austria where UNHCR funded housing projects like the one above.

Some of the first arrivals at Traiskirchen Camp, near Vienna. Within three months, 200,000 Hungarians had escaped to Austria and Yugoslavia.

Some of the first arrivals at Traiskirchen Camp, near Vienna. Within three months, Hungarians had escaped to Austria and Yugoslavia.

1956. november 4. Szovjet tankok a pécsi Széchenyi téren. I 1956. november 4. Soviet tanks in Pécs, Széchenyi Square.

1956. november 4. Szovjet tankok a pécsi Széchenyi téren. I 1956. november 4. Soviet tanks in Pécs, Széchenyi Square.

1956. november. Pécsi bányászok üzenete a budapesti lakossághoz. I 1956. november. Pecs miners messages to the population of Budapest.

1956. november. Pécsi bányászok üzenete a budapesti lakossághoz. I 1956. november. Pecs miners messages to the population of Budapest.

John Sadovy. 1956. A subsequent photo shows these men dead from bullet shots.

Execution by Hungarian Freedom Fighters of young officers of the Secret Police, Budapest by John Sadovy

1956. november 4. Szovjet tankok Pécsen. I 1956. november 4. Soviet tanks in Pécs, Hungary.

I november Soviet tanks in Pécs, Hungary.

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