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
1956. november. Budapest. Szovjet tank maradványai. Körülötte villamos forgózsámolyok. Talán egy favázas kocsi égett porrá vele együtt.
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 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