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Hungarian Revolution 1956. Corvin-köz, Budapest

The "Kossuth arms",the Hungarian national emblem of the republic of has been painted on a APC armoured car captured by the insurgents.

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. Townscape, Budapest, Hungary

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.

Now Hungarians not only fought the Russian invaders but they also executed members of the hated secret police. The outgunned freedom fighters took a reported 10,000 casualties before giving in. The U.S., needing Soviet cooperation in the Middle East, did not intervene.

Dead Hungarian secret police lie at the feet of young protesters in Budapest - November 1956

Hungarian Revolution Of 1956. The fighter holds a captured Soviet 2nd production type AK-47.

Hungarian Revolution Of The fighter holds a captured Soviet production type AK-

Hungarian Revolution 1956. Optimism and smiles at first, but the Soviets crushed the rebellion eventually.

Hungarian Revolution 1956. Optimism and smiles at first, but the Soviets crushed the rebellion eventually.

Hungarian refugee children at Fort Dix, in 1956. They would move on from here to Camp Kilmer, near New Brunswick, where thousands were processed before moving on to their new homes in the US.

Hungarian refugee children at Fort Dix, in They would move on from here to Camp Kilmer, near New Brunswick, where thousands were processed before moving on to their new homes in the US.

Hungarian Revolution 1956

PlazmaKeks World Of Tanks: Hungarian Revolution Of 1956

Erich Lessing - Budapest. 1956. The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23,1956.

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October

ERICH LESSING - HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION 1956 --- On Koeztarsasag Square members of the insurrection burning soviet flags. More photos here: http://blog.burnedshoes.com/post/80507359045

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.