A Budapest church in ruins # Hungarian Revolution 1956
In den Straßen von Budapest 1956. Foto: Erich Lessing
The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956. The revolt began as a student demonstration which attracted thousands as it marched through central Budapest to the Parliament building...
After the first battle of the Revolution, a young Hungarian girl emerges from a building housing resistance fighters carrying a rifle (the Hungarian Revolution of 1956).