Hungarian revolution

Collection by Mark vadasz


The hungarian revolution 1956. My father Kornel Vadasz passed away in 1996. I found these slides summer 2015. Kornel was active during the revolution. He was a social democratic politician who took part in rewriting, printing and distributing the 16 demands which the revolution was based on. During the fighting he headed a group who was called in to “clean up” AVO and Russian strong holds. He spent 3 years in a communist prison, was condemned to death, escaped and made it to Sweden.

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An abandoned German cm leFH light howitzer on the streets of Budapest after the Siege of Budapest December, 1944 – 13 February, Luftwaffe, Hungary History, Ww2 Photos, Images Photos, Total War, German Army, Military History, World War Two, Historical Photos

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On This Day: October 23 - Commemorating the Hungarian Revolution of The symbol of the Soveits, the hammer and sickle, were cut out of the flag during the Revolution. Hammer And Sickle, Shock Wave, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Budapest, Revolution, October, History, Flags

On this Day: October 23, 1956

Today, 23 October is a national holiday in Hungary. It is the anniversary of a student led uprising against the Soviets, demanding the end of their rule. What started peacefully ended in clashes between police and demonstrators with many casualties. Those demonstrating wanted the former Prime Minister, Imre Nagy, to be returned to power and for the Soviets to leave. The Polish were successful in getting their former leader back in power and the Hungarians wanted the same for their country. A…

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Η ομιλία του Γιάννη Μπουτάρη την περασμένη Κυριακή για την Εθνική Ημέρα Μνήμης των Εβραίων Μαρτύρων «Κάποια στιγμή το καλοκαίρι του 1945 η Μπουένα Σαρφατή βγήκε από το σπίτι της. Εβραία, τριάντα ετών, Σαλονικιά πάππο προς πάππο, η Μπουένα είχε μόλις γυρίσει στη Θεσσαλονίκη έχοντας διαφύγει στο βουνό, πολεμώντας αρχικά με τον ΕΔΕΣ, μετά με το ΕΑΜ και, τελικά, δραπετεύοντας στην Παλαιστίνη. Ο αδερφός της Ελιάου, η αδερφή της Ρεγγίνα, η εκατοντάχρονη γιαγιά της Μίριαμ και οι θείες της δεν είχαν…

LIFE magazine article on Hungary's women during the 1956 revolution against the Soviet Union. article A Rip in the Iron Curtain: Photos From the Hungarian Revolution, 1956 Women In History, World History, Adele, Budapest, Warsaw Pact, Magazine Articles, My Heritage, Soviet Union, Life Magazine

The Most Iconic Photographs of All Time - LIFE

Recalling the 1956 Hungarian uprising against the Soviet Union through photographs by the great Michael Rougier.