"...s együtemre dobbant a sok szív! Hű de szép!" - BUDAPEST 1956

"...s együtemre dobbant a sok szív! Hű de szép!" - BUDAPEST 1956

Erika, a 15-year-old girl, a Hungarian Freedom Fighter, carries a machine gun in Budapest during the revolution, 1956. She was eventually shot by the Soviets

Erika, a girl, a Hungarian Freedom Fighter, carries a machine gun in Budapest during the revolution, she was eventually shot by the Soviets (via chaplinnn)

Budapest Hungarian Uprising 1956 by Micheal Rougier for LIFE Magazine

Boy Freedom Fighter Carrying Rifle During Hungarian Revolution Against Soviet Backed Government Photographic Print by Michael Rougier

"With the rifle is Béláne Havrilla. She wound be executed for her participation. Mária Wittner holds the PPSh-41. Wittner was also imprisoned but escaped execution, freed in 1970, and was later recognized by the post Communist government with The Grand Cross, the highest order given to non-Heads of State by Hungary."

"With the rifle is Béláne Havrilla. She would be executed for her participation…

The decapitated head of the hated Joseph Stalin statue during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 After the revolution, only the boots of the statue remained, the rest was destroyed. Its copy made of bronze can be still seen in the so called Memento Park, Budapest (where many Communist statues were put after 1990, and it’s an open-air museum today).

The decapitated head of the hated Joseph Stalin statue during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 videki_man: “Fun fact: after the revolution, only the boots of the statue remained, the rest was.

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(Russians go home!) slogan in Budapest

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