October 23,1956 | The Hungarian revolution takes place when Hungarians declare[d] their independence against Soviet rule.

October 1956 - The Hungarian revolution takes place when "Hungarians declare[d] their independence against Soviet rule.

gunsandposes:    Hungarian freedom fighter in Budapest during the anti-Soviet uprising, November 1956. Detail from a photo by Michael Rougier, Life magazine.

Hungarian freedom fighter in Budapest during the anti-Soviet uprising, November Detail from a photo by Michael Rougier, Life magazine.

Flag of Hungary, 1956, with the communist coat of arms cut out. The flag with a hole became the symbol of the revolution. (Photographed at the "Corvin köz")  Source: Wikpedia

During the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, this was the Flag of Hungary: with the communist coat of arms cut out. The flag with a hole became the symbol of the revolution. (Photographed at the "Corvin köz")

Hungarian Revolution 1956. Corvin-köz, Budapest

The "Kossuth arms",the Hungarian national emblem of the republic of has been painted on a APC armoured car captured by the insurgents.

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

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

Nemzetközi Gyermaknap 1956. politikai plakát

Nemzetközi Gyermaknap 1956. politikai plakát

Budapest, October 1956. © Erich Lessing/Magnum Photos. The Hungarian Uprising- The Soviet Communist emblem cut out of the Hungarian flag

LEST WE FORGET Erich Lessing: Budapest, October © Erich Lessing/Magnum Photos The Hungarian Uprising- The Russian Communist emblem cut out of the Hungarian flag

A Magyar Rádió épülete | The building of the Hungarian Radio #revolution #1956 #hungary #houseofterror #communism #radiostation #war

A Magyar Rádió épülete

Forgalomirányítás Budapesten, 1956 Fotó: Erich Lessing

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution:a policewoman directs non-existing traffic at a Budapest crossing.

Üllői út - József körút kereszteződése, szemben a Corvin (Kisfaludy) köz.

Üllői út - József körút kereszteződése, szemben a Corvin (Kisfaludy) köz.

15 Year Old Erika Kornelia Szeles a Hungarian Resistance member who fought against the Soviets during the 1956 revolution. During a resistance operation, Erika was mortally wounded in a street fight with Soviet soldiers on November 8th 1956 and died on the spot.

15 Year Old Erika Kornelia Szeles a Hungarian Resistance member who fought against the Soviets during the 1956 revolution WayBackPhotoArchive: ““ Erika joined the uprising with an older friend after.

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