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Eve of Destruction: the Siege of Budapest began 70 years ago

Eve of Destruction: the Siege of Budapest began 70 years ago

Along with the arrival of Christmas in December of 1944, the Red Army was also approaching Hungary’s capital, heralding one of the most brutal battles of World War II.

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Stug 40,The siege of Budapest.

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Hungarian civilians stand in the street as Budapest burns. Part of the broader Budapest Offensive, the siege of the city began when Budapest, defended by Axis Hungarian and German troops, was first encircled on 29 December 1944 by the Soviet Army and the newly Allied Romanian Army. The siege ended when the city unconditionally surrendered on 13 February 1945. Budapest, Hungary. February 1945. Image taken by Yevgeny Khaldei.

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Hungarian civilians stand in the street as Budapest burns. Part of the broader Budapest Offensive, the siege of the city began when Budapest, defended by Axis Hungarian and German troops, was first...

Victorious Soviet soldiers march through the Hungarian capital following the defeat of Axis Hungarian and German troops in the Siege of Budapest. The

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Bag of dirt victorious soviet solrs march

Red Army soldiers raise the Red Banner on the roof of the New York Palace to celebrate the capture of Budapest, 13 February, 1945. Source: MTI.

Red Army soldiers raise the Red Banner on the roof of the New York Palace to celebrate the capture of Budapest, 13 February, 1945. Source: MTI.

Red Army soldiers with the support of a T-34 tank on the streets of Budapest during the Siege of Budapest (24 December, 1944 to 13 February, 1945). Source: MTI

Red Army soldiers with the support of a T-34 tank on the streets of Budapest during the Siege of Budapest (24 December, 1944 to 13 February, 1945). Source: MTI

Tor zur Funkkaserne

Funkkaserne

Tor zur Funkkaserne

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1949 Mojud Stockings Hosiery Ad

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Time traveling in Chelsea | Ephemeral New York

Time traveling in Chelsea

If you could transport yourself to the corner of Eighth Avenue and 23rd Street in 1933, this is what you’d see. That’s the Grand Opera House, opened in 1868. Eventually the opera house …

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Cornish Arms Hotel

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