October 23,1956: The Hungarian revolution takes place when "Hungarians declare[d] their independence against Soviet rule."
1956 Time Magazine: The Defiant Women of Hungary
Soviet tanks entered Budapest in November 1956. ~ My political awakening as a child. I couldn't believe that we didn't step in to save the Hungarian Freedom Fighters. ~Repinned Via John T. Gream
1956. november. Budapest. Szovjet tank maradványai. Körülötte villamos forgózsámolyok. Talán egy favázas kocsi égett porrá vele együtt.
1956 Vonul a nép a Rákóczi úton
Hungarian freedom fighter in Budapest during the anti-Soviet uprising, November 1956. Detail from a photo by Michael Rougier, Life magazine.
LEST WE FORGET Erich Lessing: Budapest, October 1956. © Erich Lessing/Magnum Photos The Hungarian Uprising- The Russian Communist emblem cut out of the Hungarian flag
Hungarian revolution. In the council room of the city hall. In order to calm the insurrection crowd outside, the portrait of Lenin in the city hall is rapidly being removed by insurgent soldiers, Gyor, ca. 1956.