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

Hungarian Fighters, Budapest, Men are normally the posterchild for soldiers even though we know women can be great defenders

Budapest Hungarian Uprising 1956 by Micheal Rougier for LIFE Magazine

A Rip in the Iron Curtain: Photos From the Hungarian Revolution, On a man's mission, Pal Pruck, was one of the many brave teen-agers who fought in the rebellion. He is standing in a rubble-strewn Budapest street.

Russians! Go home! - Bilingual sign during the Hungarian revolution of 1956

““Russians go home!” The Hungarian Revolution - Budapest 1956 ”

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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