Frozen over Danube, destroyed chain bridge. 1945.

Budapest, in WWII. It will take 4 more years to reopen the Chainbridge. This is just a small slice of the damage done when we were being "freed" by the end of WWII.and handed to the Russians.

Elisabeth Bridge, Budapest, 1945

Elisabeth Bridge, Budapest, After being destroyed during the war, it is now a plain white metal bridge spanning the River Danube.

Szöllősy Kálmán: Romos Lánchíd, Budapest, 1945 / The Chain Bridge in ruins, Budapest, 1945.

Szöllősy Kálmán: Romos Lánchíd, Budapest, 1945 / The Chain Bridge in ruins, Budapest,

Budapest, February 1945

Budapest, the February of Photograph by Soviet WWII photojournalist Evgeny Khaldei.

Szendrő István: A felrobbantott Erzsébet híd, Budapest, 1945 / Ruins of the exploded Elisabeth Bridge, Budapest, 1945.

Szendrő István: A felrobbantott Erzsébet híd, Budapest, 1945 / Ruins of the exploded Elisabeth Bridge, Budapest,

Liberty bridge in Budapest made temporarily usable after the siege, 1945

Liberty bridge in Budapest made temporarily usable after the siege, 1945

Budapest 1945.

Destroyed Sdkfz armored vehicles in Budapest after the siege.

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