The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 or Hungarian Uprising of 1956 (Hungarian: 1956-os forradalom or felkelés) 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. It was the first major threat to Soviet control since the USSR's forces drove out the Nazis at the end of World War II and occupied Eastern Europe. Despite the failure of the uprising, it was highly…
Old Photos: Hungarian Revolution of 1956 | Kansas City With The Russian Accent
Once, while I was walking somewhere with my Father, we met one of his patients. The guy had a pronounced limp. "He damaged his leg parachuting into Hungary in 1956", my Dad told me when the guy schlepped away. For a long time this was all I've ever heard about the Hungarian Uprising of 1956. […]
The Freedom Fight: a chronicle of Hungary’s 1956 Revolution | WeLoveBudapest EN
Hungarian history includes many eras of oppression by occupying foreign forces, and many instances of the Magyar people uniting to battle against them. But of all the struggles for independence fought here over the centuries, none took on a mightier foe than the 1956 Revolution opposing Hungary’s Soviet-controlled government, which first sparked amid the streets of Budapest on October 23rd – now a solemn holiday observed annually nationwide.
A forradalom krónikása, Saáry Éva - Fényképek 1956 októberéből
Saáry Évát, a fiatal geológust, 1956. október 23-a eseményei mozdították ki a Pest Vidéki Ásvány...
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