Lessing,Erich A burnt-out heavy tank "Josef Stalin" IS 3 with a 122 mm gun near the Kilian barracks in Budapest. A girl-insurgent walking home. After the defeat of the Revolution, she was sentenced to death and executed.
Czech-born John Sadovy was sent to Budapest by Life magazine and photographed three days of the Hungarian revolution. Slipping past border guards at night, he took graphic photographs that revealed the cruel reality of the Soviet-controlled state for the first time, and earned him the Robert Capa gold medal