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Berlin before the wall was built: Stalin monument on Stalin-Allee, East Berlin's Soviet-style boulevard.     
The monument was dismantled after the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. 
Berlin-East, 1955

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Berlin before the wall was built: Stalin monument on Stalin-Allee, East Berlin's...
Berlin before the wall was built:Stalin monument on
Stalin-Allee,East Berlin's Soviet-style boulevard.
The monument was dismantled after the Hungarian
Revolution in 1956. Berlin-East,1955

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Berlin before the wall was built:Stalin monument on Stalin-Allee,East Berlin's S...
The Petoefi-Club, named after the hero-poet of the Hungarian Revolution 1848,was a meeting place for intellectuals critical of the Communist Party-line.
Writer Tibor Deri addresses the Club on June 27, 1956. The speakers criticised the press and information policy of the Communist Geroe-government.

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The Petoefi-Club, named after the hero-poet of the Hungarian Revolution 1848,was...
The Sztalinvaros(now Dunapentele)steelplant was        
the flagship and pride of Hungarian industry under     
Communism. Yet labour unrest began among the steel-    
workers months before the outbreak of the Hungarian    
Revolution.Dunapentele,1956

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The Sztalinvaros(now Dunapentele)steelplant was the flagship and pride o...
Hungarian Revolution 1956: Matyas Rakosi,First Secretary
of the Hungarian Communist Party,during a session of
the Hungarian Parliament.After his fall from Power in
the July 1956,he went into exile in the Soviet Union. Rakosi died in Moscow in 1971.Budapest,1956

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Hungarian Revolution 1956: Matyas Rakosi,First Secretary of the Hungarian Commu...
Hungarian Revolution 1956:Matyas Rakosi,First Secretary
of the Hungarian Communist Party,during a session of
the Hungarian Parliament.After his fall from power in
the July1956,he went into exile in the Soviet Union. Rakosi died in Moscow in 1971.Budapest,1956

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Hungarian Revolution 1956:Matyas Rakosi,First Secretary of the Hungarian Commun...
A soccer game in Budapest, 1956. This was the time of  Ferenc Puskas, the major who played for the Kispest-Honved army team, the man who only used his left foot, could not head and nevertheless shot 83 international goals during
his career at Honved, and, after the Hungarian Revolution,
for Real Madrid.

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A soccer game in Budapest, 1956. This was the time of Ferenc Puskas, the major...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

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Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy, Hungarian liberal Reform - Communist, in his home on Orso-street. Prime Minister from 1953 to 1955, destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi, he was made Prime Minister again in the early days of the Revolution. When the Revolution was crushed by the Soviet Army, Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958. 
Here he is talking to his granddaughter Katalin.

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Imre Nagy, Hungarian liberal Reform - Communist, in his home on Orso-street. Pri...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

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Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

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Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

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Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

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Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his
home.Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955,destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi,he was made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956.After the Soviets crushed the Revolution,Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.

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Imre Nagy,Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist,at his home.Hungarian Prime Minist...
Meeting of the Council of the National Front (a Communist front-organization for religious leaders who followed the Communist line), June 2, 1956. In the center Janos Kadar (the father of "Gulyas-Communism"), just released from prison; on the right  Zoltan Vas,  chairman of the Land Planning Office, which organized the transfer from private agriculture to collective farming along Communist lines.

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Meeting of the Council of the National Front (a Communist front-organization for...
In the spring before the outbreak of the Hungarian
Revolution of October 1956, Hungarian Communist leaders
held a meeting of the Peoples'Front executive. Prime
Minister Hegedues in center, talking to Reformed Bishop
Bereczky,Rabbi Schwarz and Catholic bishop Hamvas.

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In the spring before the outbreak of the Hungarian Revolution of October 1956,...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Stalin monument was toppled in the night of October 23. Furious insurgents hack and beat at the heavy bronze.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Stalin monument was toppled in the night of October 23. Furious insurgents hack and beat at the heavy bronze.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
During the first days of the Hungarian Revolution, food distribution became irregular and shops closed. Queues in front a Budapest food shop.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Budapest building with flags from which the Communist symbol, a hammer and sickle, has been cut out.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car in front of the Corvin-ter cinema.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car in front of the Corvin-ter cinema. The "Kossuth arms", national emblem of the republic of 1946, has been painted on a BTR-152 APC armoured car captured by the insurgents.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A young boy carrying a machine gun in the streets of Budapest.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Soviet major lies dead on Ulloei ut, near the Killian barracks, where Col. Maleter held out until November 8.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Soviet major lies dead on Ulloei ut, near the Killian barracks, where Col. Maleter held out until November 8.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Soviet major lies dead on Ulloei ut, near the Killian barracks, where Col. Maleter held out until November 8.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have captured a Soviet cannon and painted
the Hungarian national emblem on it. 
Budapest,1956

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Between street battles, Budapest citizens look at destroyed armoured cars in Joszef Koerut.
Budapest, 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Between street battles, Budapest citizens look at destroyed armoured cars in Joszef Koerut.
Budapest, 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Budapest ctizens queue for food and look at destroyed tanks and dead Soviet soldiers in a Budapest street.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Women bringing loaves of bread  to the Corvin-group of insurgents led by Gergely Pongratz.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
An insurgent in the streets of downtown Budapest.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Destroyed Soviet tanks and artillery on Erzsebet Koerut in downtown Budapest.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Destroyed Soviet tanks and artillery on Erzsebet Koerut in
downtown Budapest. An insurgent member of the Hungarian Army.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A man directs an armoured car in downtown Budapest.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Heavy Soviet T 34/85 tanks protect a street crossing on the Pest side of Kossuth-Bridge. These heavy tanks proved too unwieldy for downtown battles and many were destroyed or captured by the insurgents. The visible markings on these tanks - 430, 433 and 442 - show they are Soviet tanks; the Hungarian army did not have such tanks. In the background: Hotel Astoria.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Stalin monument was toppled during the night of October 23. Furious insurgents hack and beat at the heavy bronze.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Hungarian soldier, whose armband shows that he has joined the insurgents, stands in front of a disabled Soviet ISU-122 tank.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A street scene in downtown Budapest: civilians, a Hungarian soldier, insurgents with rifles.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
An insurgent atop a disabled heavy Soviet assault gun on Joszef körut during early November 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A dead Soviet soldier lies in front of a badly damaged house on Joszef körut. Ocrober 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Dead Soviet soldiers covered with slaked lime lie in a heavily damaged street.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Dead Soviet soldiers covered with slaked lime lie in a heavily damaged street.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Cobblestones are used to build makeshift barriccades against Soviet tanks.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Residents walk through the streets of downtown Budapest
eyeing the damage. Children are burning Communist leaflets.
Cobblestones are being used for primitive barricades.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A pair of bronze boots is all that is left of the huge Stalin monument, destroyed during the night of 23 October 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A pair of bronze boots is all that is left of the huge Stalin monument, destroyed during the night of October 23rd.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
People looking at destroyed military vehicles. 
Railroad cars which were moved from the South Railway Station to Buda, where they served as obstacles against Soviet tanks.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
People looking at destroyed military vehicles. 
Railroad cars were moved from the South Railway Station to Buda, where they served as obstacles against Soviet tanks.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Head-quarters of the Corvin-group of insurgents under the command of Gergely Pongratz (on the telephone). Pongratz was able to escape to the USA after the revolution failed.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Loaves of bread are brought to the headquarters of a group of insurgents commanded by Gergely Pongratz.
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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Loaves of bread are brought to the insurgents of the Corvin Lane group. Its headquarters were in a private apartment opposite the Corvin movie theatre.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Houses damaged by artillery fire in downtown Budapest,1956

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Hungarian soldier, the red star on his cap replaced by the Hungarian national emblem; a lorry with a black flag collecting bodies of insurgents. The Hungarians buried their own, but the Soviets left without their dead.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A group of insurgents walk past the Kilian barracks after a day of fighting. In the background, Colonel Pal Maleter's tank by which he wished to retreat into the baracks on October 25 (the tank's guntower is turned to the boulevard), but got stuck in the entrance. Maleter became Minister of Defense on November 3, 1956. After the failure of the Revolution he was sentenced to death together with Imre Nagy and executed in 1958.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A burnt-out heavy tank "Josef Stalin" IS 3 with a 122 mm gun near the Kilian barracks in Budapest. A female insurgent walking home after a day of fighting. After the revolution failed, she was sentenced to death and executed.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Hungarian soldier, the red star on his cap replaced by the Hungarian national emblem; a lorry with a black flag collecting bodies of insurgents. The Hungarians buried their own, but the Soviets left without their dead.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Well-dressed young ladies carrying rifles were a common sight in downtown Budapest.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A railroad employee admires the rifles of a female fighter in front of the Corvin cinema. The gun has been protected from the falling snow with a poster reading "extended".

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Wounded revolutionary carrying ammunition around his neck.
The death-toll was estimated at about 10.000 Hungarians.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A man paints the "Kossuth coat of arms", the emblem of the 1946 Hungarian republic, on a captured Soviet gun.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A disabled Soviet IS-3 tank on a street covered with rubble.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A  T-34 tank,with the Hungarian national emblem and one black and one Hungarian flag, is maneuvered into position as a roadblock.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A manned T 54 Soviet tank in front of the Hungarian
parliament building.
Budapest, November 4/5 1956

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents have hoisted a Hungarian flag on a captured Soviet tank in front of the New York Palace on Lenin Ring (today again Erzebet körut) near Blaha Lujza Square.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Party Secretary Matyas Rakosi.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Triumphant insurgents burn posters and leaflets in front of the conquered AVH Headquarters in Budapest.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered Budapest Headquarters of the Communist Hungarian Working People's Party.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the Budapest Headquarters of the Communist "Hungarian Working People's Party" insurgents burn Soviet flags.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have unfurled the Hungarian national flag in a window of the Budapest Headquarters of the Hungarian Communist Working People's Party.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A dead AVH-man, killed during the storming of the Headquarters of the Communist Hungarian Working People's Party, is decked out with a picture of Rakosi.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Janos Mesz, "Janos of the wooden leg", one of the leaders of the insurgents'group in Corvin Lane, standing at the Erkel Theatre on Republic Square (Köztarsasag ter) on October 30, 1956.
Mesz lost his leg in a railroad accident. He was fatally wounded on November 4th.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A patrol of insurgents in downtown Budapest.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
From a captured Soviet tank, insurgents storm the HQ of AVH, the feared Secret Police, on Koeztarsasag-Square.
Budapest, 30 October 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
From a captured Soviet tank, insurgents storm the HQ of AVH, the feared Secret Police, on Koeztarsasag-Square.
Budapest, 30 October 1956.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The tanks visible near the bridge, carrying the number 232, are Soviet T-54 tanks.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

#56091316

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

#56091322

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Curious citizens of Budapest watch a lynching of a member of the Secret Police at the corner of Luther Street and Republic Suqare (Köztarsasag ter), in front of the headquarters of the Communist Party.

#560914 2

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

#560914 6

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have hung the Hungarian national flag in a window of the HQ of AVH, the Communist Secret Police. The Communist emblem, hammer and sickle, has been removed from the flag in the foreground.

#56091412

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have hung the Hungarian national flag in a window of the HQ of AVH, the Communist Secret Police. The Communist emblem, hammer and sickle, has been removed from the flag in the foreground.

#56091415

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Dead members of the Secret Police, ordered to protect the Budapest headquarters of the Communist Party, lie lined up in front of the just conquered building.

#56091417

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A dead AVH-man, killed during the storming of the Headquarters of the Communist Hungarian Working People's Party, is decked out with a picture of Rakosi.

#56091426

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Janos Mesz, "Janos of the wooden leg", one of the leaders of the insurgents'group in Corvin Lane, standing at the Erkel Theatre on Republic Square (Köztarsasag ter) on October 30, 1956.
Mesz lost his leg in a railroad accident. He was fatally wounded on November 4th.

#56091428

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
While an insurgent reloads his gun, curious citizens watch from afar.

#56091429

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Soviet soldiers lie dead among the debris of a truck on Jozsef körut.

#560915 2

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Soviet soldiers lie dead among the debris of a truck on Jozsef körut.

#560915 3A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
An enthusiastic insurgent recites Petöfi's "Songs of Freedom" in the broken shopwindow of the Soviet bookstore in Vaci utca.

#56091511A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Outside the former central office of Szabad Nép, crowds try to catch the first edition of "Függetlenség" (Independence).

#56091626

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A member of the hated and feared AVH, the Communist Secret Police, lies dead: lynched by the crowd.
Budapest, 30 October 1956.

#56091635

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A member of the hated and feared AVH, the Communist Secret Police, has been lynched and hangs from a tree.
Budapest, 30 October 1956.

#56091640

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents storm the Soviet bookstore "Horizon" in Kossuth Lajos street and burn pictures of hated Communist leaders.

#560917 8

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents storm the Soviet bookstore "Horizon" in Kossuth Lajos street and burn pictures of hated Communist leaders.

#56091727

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents storm the Soviet bookstore "Horizon" in Kossuth Lajos street and burn pictures of hated Communist leaders.

#56091733

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Soviet-minted coat of arms that was introduced in 1949 is removed from a building on Clark Adam Square on 25 October.

#560918 3

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Groups of insurgents on trucks greet each other on their way in and out of Budapest.

#560919 8

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
Imre Nagy, Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist, at his home with his granddaughter Katalin. 
Hungarian Prime Minister from 1953-1955, destituted by the Stalinists under Matyas Rakosi and made Prime Minister at the beginning of the Revolution on October 24, 1956. After the Soviets crushed the Revolution, Nagy was imprisoned and executed in June 1958.
See 98-01-19/21,37 and 98-01-07/13A

#560920 4

Imre Nagy, Hungarian liberal Reform-Communist, at his home with his granddaughte...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents resting.Budapest,1956

#560923 5A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956. It was crushed by Soviet troops after days of street fighting. 
Insurgents remove the portrait of Lenin in the citz hall of Györ in West Hungary on 30 October.

#560924 4

The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956....
The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956. It was crushed by Soviet troops after days of street fighting. 
Insurgents remove the portrait of Lenin in the citz hall of Györ in West Hungary on 30 October.

#560924 5

The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956....
The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956. It was crushed by Soviet troops after days of street fighting. 
Insurgents remove the portrait of Lenin in the citz hall of Györ in West Hungary on 30 October.

#56092413

The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956....
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Magnum Photographer Ernst Haas,covering the Hungarian
Revolution,in a refugee camp in Andau,Austria.

#560927 2A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
troops after days of street-fighting.By December 1956
155.000 refugees had crossed the Austro-Hungarian
frontier.They were first received in Andau-camp.

#56092713A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
troops after days of street-fighting.By December 1956
155.000 refugees had crossed the Austro-Hungarian
frontier.They were first received by Austrian helpers in Andau-camp.

#56092730A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (Sztalinvaros) steelmill; the cokery is stoked every seventy (instead of twenty) minutes. Polish coal is unloaded from freight cars. 
Dunapentele, 1956

#56100112A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (Sztalinvaros) steelmill; the cokery is stoked every seventy (instead of twenty) minutes. 
Workers find time to discuss a reduction of the workforce with members of the works council.  
Dunapentele, 1956

#56100115A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (Sztalinvaros) steelmill; the cokery is stoked every seventy (instead of twenty) minutes. 
Workers find time to discuss a reduction of the workforce with members of the works council.  
Dunapentele, 1956

#56100121A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (Sztalinvaros) steelmill; the cokery is stoked every seventy (instead of twenty) minutes. 
Workers find time to discuss a reduction of the workforce with members of the works council.  
Dunapentele, 1956

#56100217

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
A lonely cannon in the snow at Dunapentele (Sztalinvaros), the pride of Communist Hungary's heavy industry and yet a center 
of the Revolution in October and November 1956.            
Dunapentele, 1956

#56100219

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A lonely cannon in the snow at Dunapent...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
People queuing for cigarettes in Dunapentele (Sztalinvaros), the pride of Communist Hungary's heavy industry and yet a center 
of the Revolution in October and November 1956.            
Dunapentele, 1956

#56100223

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. People queuing for cigarettes in Dunape...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Meeting of the Dunapentele Works Council. The director remained in charge after the Revolution, but the Communist Party secretary, once a power-broker, disappeared and did not report back to the steelmill.
Dunapentele,1956

#56100327A

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Meeting of the Dunapentele Works Counci...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Members of the Works Council of the Dunapentele steelworks discuss the post-revolution situation.
Dunapentele, 1956

#56100416

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Members of the Works Council of the Dun...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Members of the Works Council of the Dunapentele steelworks discuss the post-revolution situation.
Dunapentele, 1956

#56100419

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Members of the Works Council of the Dun...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Members of an agricultural cooperative meet in a local pub     
to discuss changes in the production plan.
1956

#56100423

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Members of an agricultural cooperative...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Members of an agricultural cooperative meet in a local pub     
to discuss changes in the production plan.
1956

#56100429

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Members of an agricultural cooperative...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Membership meeting of the Writers' Association on December 28, 1956, during which the Hungarian writers discussed the situation following the end of the Revolution. The speaker is Peter Veres, chairman of the Association. In January 1957 the Writers' Association was dissolved and only permitted to be reestablished  in 1959.

#561005 3A

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Membership meeting of the Writers' Asso...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Membership meeting of the Writers' Association on December 28, 1956. Tibor Dery has the floor. In the foreground Gyula Hay (hand on chin). Several weeks after this meeting both Dery and Hay were sentenced to prison terms. In January 1957 the Writers' Association was dissolved and was only permitted to be reestablished in 1959.

#561005 9A

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Membership meeting of the Writers' Asso...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Membership meeting of the Writers' Association on December 28, 1956, during which the Hungarian writers discussed the situation following the end of the Revolution. The speaker is Peter Veres, chairman of the Association. In January 1957 the Writers' Association was dissolved and only permitted to be reestablished  in 1959.

#56100634A

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Membership meeting of the Writers' Asso...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Budapest is very quiet during the Christmas Holidays of 1956.      
A lone dog on a snowy square in front of the Hungarian Parliament. Budapest, 1956

#561009 6A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Budapest is very quiet during the Chris...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Bricks stacked in front of the Budapest Communist Party Headquarters. They were damaged during heavy fighting in    
October 1956.                                          
Budapest, December 1956

#56100913A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Bricks stacked in front of the Budapest...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
In the very cold winter of 1956/57 people hurry through the streets of downtown Budapest, past ruins from heavy fighting. In the foreground, a makeshift stand with hardware.

#56100916A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. In the very cold winter of 1956/57 peopl...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Budapest citizens queue up in front of a department store on    
Rakoczi Street. Police guarded the entrance and let only a small number of shoppers enter the store at a time. 
Budapest, December 1956.

#56100929A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Budapest citizens queue up in front of a...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Goods are scarce: long lines of shoppers stand in front of a department store on Rakoczi ut. The police allow only small groups of people to enter the shop at one time.           
Budapest, December 1956.

#56100930

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Goods are scarce: long lines of shoppers...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Goods are scarce: long lines of shoppers stand in front of a department store on Rakoczi ut. The police allow only small groups of people to enter the shop at one time.           
Budapest, December 1956.

#56100933A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Goods are scarce: long lines of shoppers...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Goods are scarce: long lines of shoppers stand in front of a department store on Rakoczi ut. The police allow only small groups of people to enter the shop at one time.           
Budapest, December 1956.

#56100934A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Goods are scarce: long lines of shoppers...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
After the end of the Revolution and the victory of the Communist government, the Chinese Ambassador pays a courtesy call on members of the Hungarian Parliament.
Budapest, 31 December 1956

#56100944

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. After the end of the Revolution and the...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the rubble of a burnt-out clothing store.                                        
Budapest, 1956

#561010 2

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the r...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the rubble of a burnt-out clothing store.                                        
Budapest, 1956

#56101011

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the r...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the rubble of a burnt-out clothing store.                                        
Budapest, 1956

#56101012

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the r...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Road repairs in Budapest while a Soviet BTR-152 tank patrols the street after the return of the Soviet army. 
Budapest, November 1956.

#56101019

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Road repairs in Budapest while a Soviet...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the rubble of a burnt-out          
clothing store.                                        
Budapest, 1956

#561011 2A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the r...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the rubble of a burnt-out          
clothing store.                                        
Budapest, 1956

#561011 4A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the r...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Ruined shopfronts in the streets of downtown Budapest, 1956

#561011 9A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Ruined shopfronts in the streets of dow...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Food deliveries were irregular; people bought pretzels sold fom a cart in a Budapest street.                  
Budapest, 1956

#56101114A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Food deliveries were irregular; people...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Food deliveries were irregular; people bought pretzels sold fom a cart in a Budapest street.                  
Budapest, 1956

#56101117A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Food deliveries were irregular; people...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Streets are being cleared from rubble. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101128A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Streets are being cleared from rubble....
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
People carrying heavy loads through Budapest streets; loot, 
possessions from a burnt-out apartment,or perhaps scarce goods found in department stores. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101135A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. People carrying heavy loads through Buda...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
People carrying heavy loads through Budapest streets; loot, 
possessions from a burnt-out apartment,or perhaps scarce goods found in department stores. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101222

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. People carrying heavy loads through Buda...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
People walking past ruins. Around Christmas 1956, public transport      was still interrupted by street damage.              
Budapest, 1956

#56101224

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. People walking past ruins. Around Chris...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
A father and son walk home with their booty :two brand-new brooms. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101227

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A father and son walk home with their b...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
In Budapest, a skier is an unusual sight any time; much more so      
immediately after the Revolution. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101229

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. In Budapest, a skier is an unusual sigh...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Among ruins, two women wait for a suburban train in Budapest.       1956

#56101310

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Among ruins, two women wait for a subur...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
New glass-panes for a shattered shop-window.                           
Budapest, 1956

#56101326A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. New glass-panes for a shattered shop-win...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Clearing rubble in Budapest streets.                                   
Budapest, 1956

#56101336

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Clearing rubble in Budapest streets....
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Clearing bricks and tiles from a damaged building. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101337

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Clearing bricks and tiles from a damaged...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
A woman sells plastic bags at an improvised stall.                
Budapest, 1956

#561014 3A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A woman sells plastic bags at an improv...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
A policewoman directing non-existant traffic at a Budapest crossing.   Budapest, 1956

#561014 8A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A policewoman directing non-existant tra...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Through the sleet and snow of an extremely cold winter, the       
citizens of Budapest carry odd goods bought from shops and stalls.            
Budapest, 1956

#56101412

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Through the sleet and snow of an extreme...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
A Budapest street in the winter of 1956.
Torn flags, rubble and snow.      
Budapest, 1956

#56101418

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A Budapest street in the winter of 1956....
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Clearing bricks and tiles from a damaged building. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101422A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Clearing bricks and tiles from a damaged...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
A little girl stands in a heavily damaged street.
Budapest, 1956

#56101426A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A little girl stands in a heavily damage...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Clearing bricks and tiles from a damaged building. 
Budapest, 1956

#561015 3

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Clearing bricks and tiles from a damaged...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
People walking through rubble-strewn streets past damaged buildings.  
Budapest, December 1956

#561015 6

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. People walking through rubble-strewn str...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
In this very cold winter, a small boy carries a huge piece of firewood found in ruins.                     
Budapest, December 1956.

#561015 9

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. In this very cold winter, a small boy ca...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Membership meeting of an agricultural cooperative in Karzag in the Hungarian Puszta, the vast plain in the East of the country. Members elected officials and presidents, but voting was usually along lines prescribed by the Communist Party.
Karzag, 1956

#56101614A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Membership meeting of an agricultural co...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Membership meeting of an agricultural cooperative in Karzag in the Hungarian Puszta, the vast plain in the East of the country. Members elected officials and presidents, but voting was usually along lines prescribed by the Communist Party.
Karzag, 1956

#56101619A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Membership meeting of an agricultural co...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution.
Membership meeting of an agricultural cooperative in Karzag in the Hungarian Puszta, the vast plain in the East of the country. Members elected officials and presidents, but voting was usually along lines prescribed by the Communist Party.
Karzag, 1956

#56101621A

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Membership meeting of an agricultural co...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
A woman carrying a Christmas tree. The winter of 1956 was bitterly cold; food and fuel were scarce.

#561017 5

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A woman carrying a Christmas tree. The w...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
After the crushing of the Revolution by Soviet troops, a woman sells Christmas trees near Erszebet-Bridge. 
Budapest, December 1956

#56101711

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. After the crushing of the Revolution by...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
An old woman sells candles for Christmas trees.                     
Budapest, December 1956

#56101718

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. An old woman sells candles for Christma...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Life and happiness seem to return to snowed-under, artillery-     
damaged Budapest: a young couple leave church after their wedding. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101720

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Life and happiness seem to return to sno...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
An old woman pulls three heavy bags through the snow.

#56102013

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. An old woman pulls three heavy bags thro...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian
Revolution.Andras B.Hegedues,former Secretary of the
Petoefi Club,in front of the gate to the house of Imre
Nagy,Prime-Minister during the Revolution.Memorial
plaque at the gate.

#980101 4

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.Andras B.Hegedues,for...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian        
Revolution.Children play on Koeztarsasag Square.       
One one side of the square stood the  former head-     
quarters of the feared Secret Police of Communist      
Hungary. See 56-09-11/20,56-09-14/13,56-09-09/10A.

#98010121

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.Children play...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian
Revolution.Szobor Park in the outskirts of Budapest,
now houses a collection of Communist statuary,
In foreground statue of Arpad Szakasits,Social-democrat
leader who joined the Communists.

#98010135

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.Szobor Park in the o...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian        
Revolution.Szobor Park in the outskirts of Budapest,   
now houses a collection of Communist statuary,mostly   
in the style called "Socialist Realism".

#98010137

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.Szobor Park i...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian        
Revolution: Monument erected in front of the "Corvin"  
cinema,opposite the headquarters of the "Corvin"       
group of combatants,commanded by Gergely Pongratz.     
See 98-01-17/18A,98-01-16/24A.

#980103 6A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Monument ere...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian        
Revolution.Door to the headquarters of the "Corvin"    
group of combatants,commanded by Gergely Pongratz.     
Pongratz managed to flee to the United States where    
he became a farmer. Returned to Budapest in 1990.

#98010312A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.Door to the h...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.The Kilian-Barracks in Budapest,where Col.Pal Maleter and his men held out against Soviet artillery and tanks for several days; there were only 17 survivors. Maleter was executed together with
Imre Nagy.

#98010315A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.The Kilian-Barracks i...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian
Revolution. Column erected in memory of a one-legged
combatant who was killed during the fighting in
Budapest.For the one-legged revolutionary, see
56-09-11/34 and 56-09-14/28.

#98010321A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution. Column erected in m...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian        
Revolution.The widow of Col.Pal Maleter,who was        
Imre Nagy's Minister of Defence and was executed       
with Nagy..Mrs.Maleter now works as an archivist in the  
Institute for the History of the Revolution.

#980105 3A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.The widow of...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian        
Revolution:Imre Mecs,President of the Defence Committee
of the Hungarian National Assembly.When the Revolution 
was over,Mecs was sentenced to death,but pardoned      
minutes before his execution.

#980105 4

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution:Imre Mecs,Pre...
Andras Hegedues,Hungarian Stalinist and Prime Minister 
from May through October 1956,photographed shortly     
before his death in 1999. After two years of exile in  
Moscow after the Revolution,he fell out of favour when 
he oppoesed the intervention in Czechoslovakia in 1968.

#980106 7A

Andras Hegedues,Hungarian Stalinist and Prime Minister from May through October...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian        
Revolution: Katalin Janosi,a gifted painter,grand-     
daughter of Prime Minister Imre Nagy.She is the        
little girl in 56-05-42/9.

#98010713A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Katalin Jano...
Budapest revisited:For photographer Lessing,who had
known them 42 years ago,the members of the Petoefi Cercle met once more in 1998, in the hall where their deliberations had triggered the Revolution of 1956. Center: Emil Horn, now curator of the Museum of the History of the Hungarian Revolution.

#98010913A

Budapest revisited:For photographer Lessing,who had known them 42 years ago,the...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian
Revolution.Arpad Goencz,President of the Hungarian
Republic,during a meeting in his office.On the wall
a portrait of Lajos Kossuth (1802-1894),Hungarian
national hero who fought for Hungary's independence
from the Habsburg Empire.

#980110 9

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.Arpad Goencz,Preside...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian
Revolution.Arpad Goencz,President of the Hungarian
Republic,during a meeting in his office.On the wall
a portrait of Lajos Kossuth (1802-1894),Hungarian
national hero who fought for Hungary's independence
from the Habsburg Empire.

#98011030

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution.Arpad Goencz,Preside...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: 
The Martyrs' Cemetery - Rakoskereszturer Cemetery - where most of the executed insurgents were buried. In the foreground the tombstone of Ilona Toth, a physician in a Budapest hospital. The member of a group of Freedom Fighters, she was executed at age 25. Between December 1956 and June 1961, 350 to 400 people were executed because of their involvement in the Revolution.

#98011314A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: The Martyrs' Cemet...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Martyrs' Cemetery for the victims of the repression following the Hungarian Revolution.  
The central monument. It is estimated that between December 1956 and June 1961, 350 to 400 people were executed for their part in the uprising.

#98011322A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Martyrs' Cemetery fo...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Martyrs' Cemetery for the victims of the repression following the Hungarian Revolution.  
The tombstone of Col. Pal Maleter, defender of the Kilian-barracks, Minister of Defence in the Nagy government and executed together with Prime Minister Nagy.

#98011327A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Martyrs' Cemetery fo...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Children leaving a school in Budapest. During the Uprising, this building was one of the headquarters of the freedom-fighters. See 56-09-02/21.

#980114 8A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Children leaving a s...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: begging musicians in elegant Vaci-ut.

#98011419A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: begging musicians in...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Cardinal-Archbishop Laszlo Paskai in the Episcopal Palace in Budapest, where his predecessor, Cardinal Joszef Mindszenty, stayed for a few hours after his liberation and before his long     
exile in the US-Embassy in Budapest.

#98011516

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Cardinal-Archbishop...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Monument "Gyoergy Dosza" by Istvan Kiss (died 1998). The monument stands on the slope of Buda Castle Hill in Budapest.

#98011528

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Monument "Gyoergy Do...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: The "Corvin" group of combatants, with their HQ opposite the popular Corvin cinema, was commanded by Gergely Pongratz. He managed to flee to the USA, where he worked as a farmer, and returned to Budapest in 1990.

#98011624A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: The "Corvin" group o...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Andras B. Hegedus, Secretary of the Petoefi Club in 1956 and Director of the Institute for the History of the Hungarian Revolution until his death in 2001. 
Above his desk hangs Lessing's photo of Petoefi-Club members Gabor Tanszos and Geza Losonczy. Losonczy died in prison in 1958.

#980117 8A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Andras B. Hegedus, S...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: The "Corvin" group of combatants, with their HQ opposite the popular Corvin cinema, was commanded by Gergely Pongratz. He managed to flee to the USA, where he worked as a farmer, and returned to Budapest in 1990.

#98011718A

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: The "Corvin" group o...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Imre Mecs, President of the Defence Committee of the Hungarian National Assembly. After the Revolution, Mecs was sentenced to death, but pardoned minutes before his execution.               Budapest, 1998

#98011814

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Imre Mecs, President...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Katalin Janosi, a gifted painter, grand-daughter of Prime Minister Imre Nagy. She is the little girl in 56-05-42/9.

#98011921

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Katalin Janosi, a gi...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Katalin Janosi, a gifted painter, grand-daughter of Prime Minister Imre Nagy. She is the little girl in 56-05-42/9.

#98011937

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Katalin Janosi, a gi...
The Sztalinvaros(now Dunapentele)steelplant was
the flagship and pride of Hungarian industry under
Communism. Yet labour unrest began among the steel-
workers months before the outbreak of the Hungarian
Revolution.Dunapentele,1956

#56050630A

The Sztalinvaros(now Dunapentele)steelplant was the flagship and pride of Hungar...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Outside the former central office of Szabad Nép, crowds try to catch the first edition of "Függetlenség" (Independence).

#56091622

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Citizens of Budapest celebrate the retreat of the Soviet troops between October 29 and 30.

#56091325

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Petoefi-Cercle named after the hero-poet of the
Hungarian Revolution 1848,was a meeting place for
intellectuals critical of the Communist Party-line.
Tibor Tardos,well-known columnist,expelled from the
Communist Party the previous year,addresses the Club
during a discussion of press and information policy,
June 27,1956

#56040321A

The Petoefi-Cercle named after the hero-poet of the Hungarian Revolution 1848,w...
The Petoefi-Club,named after the hero-poet of the Hungarian Revolution 1848,was a meeting place for intellectuals critical of the Communist Party-line.
On June 27, 1956, a discussion was held on the press- and
information policy of the Geroe-government.

#56040416

The Petoefi-Club,named after the hero-poet of the Hungarian Revolution 1848,was...
Daily Life in Communist Hungary: a 5 o'clock in a Budapest
coffeehouse,prior to the Hungarian Revolution of October 1956.
Budapest, 1956

#56050237

Daily Life in Communist Hungary: a 5 o'clock in a Budapest coffeehouse,prior to...
The Sztalinvaros(now Dunapentele)steelplant was
the flagship and pride of Hungarian industry under
Communism. Yet labour unrest began among the steel-
workers months before the outbreak of the Hungarian
Revolution.Dunapentele,1956

#56051115A

The Sztalinvaros(now Dunapentele)steelplant was the flagship and pride of Hungar...
A soccer game in Budapest, 1956. This was the time of  Ferenc Puskas, the army-major who played for the Kispest-Honved army team, the man who only used his left foot, could not do head shots and nevertheless shot 83 international goals during his career at Honved, and, after the Hungarian Revolution, for Real Madrid.

#560539 1

A soccer game in Budapest, 1956. This was the time of Ferenc Puskas, the army-m...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On a Budapest factory wall, the letters "MSZMP" (short for "Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party") stand for an anti-Stalinist party founded on October 31, 1956 by members of the Hungarian Communist Party, under the leadership of Imre Nagy and Janos Kadar. When the revolution was crushed, Kadar adopted the name for the post-revolution Communist Party, which existed until 1989.

#56101321

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On a Budapest factory wall, the letters...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On a Budapest factory wall, the letters "MSZMP" (short for "Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party") stand for an anti-Stalinist party founded on October 31, 1956 by members of the Hungarian Communist Party, under the leadership of Imre Nagy and Janos Kadar. When the revolution was crushed, Kadar adopted the name for the post-revolution Communist Party, which existed until 1989.

#56101023

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On a Budapest factory wall, the letters...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
During the first days of the Hungarian Revolution, food distribution became irregular and shops closed. Queues in front a Budapest food shop.

#56090126A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A Budapest street after heavy fighting.

#56090130A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Dead Soviet soldiers in the streets of Budapest.

#56090222

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A man paints the Hungarian coat of arms on a truck, replacing the communist emblem of hammer and sickle.

#56090230

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A large proportion of the Hungarian army supported the insurgents: revolutionaries in an armoured car.

#56090239A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Destroyed Soviet tanks and ammunition on Erzsebet Koerut in
downtown Budapest.

#56090315

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Soviet-minted coat of arms that was introduced in 1949 is removed from a building on Clark Adam Square on 25 October.

#56090325

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A destroyed Soviet gun.

#560904 8

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A street scene in downtown Budapest after days of heavy fighting.

#560905 6A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents burn Soviet flags in front of the just-conquered Headquarters of AVH, the feared Secret Police.

#560914 9

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Two insurgents at the corner of Kisfaludy Utca in downtown Budapest.

#560915 6

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents in a captured Soviet T-34 tank, surrounded by happy citizens who do not know that the Soviet retreat, announced for 31 October 1956, was only feigned.

#56091237

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the Parliament building, Hungarians read leaflets published by the insurgents. In it, they announce the retreat of the Soviet troops and write about leaving the Warsaw Pact.

#560910 3

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
troops after days of street-fighting.By December 1956
155.000 refugees had crossed the Austro-Hungarian
frontier.They were first received in Andau-camp, with
cups of hot tea and bread and butter.

#56092820

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
troops after days of street-fighting.By December 1956
155.000 refugees had crossed the Austro-Hungarian
frontier. Queuing up for registration at Andau-camp.

#56092811

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
troops after days of street-fighting.By December 1956
155.000 refugees had crossed the Austro-Hungarian
frontier.They were first received in Andau-camp.
A tired refugee at Andau camp.

#56092721

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
troops after days of street-fighting.By December 1956
155.000 refugees had crossed the Austro-Hungarian
frontier.They were first received in Andau-camp.

#560925 9A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Soviet-minted coat of arms that was introduced in 1949 is removed from a building on Clark Adam Square on 25 October.

#560919 5

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents storm the Soviet bookstore "Horizon" in Kossuth Lajos street and burn pictures of hated Communist leaders.

#56091711

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The damaged editorial offices of Szabad Nep ("Free People"), the principal daily paper of the Communist Hungarian Workers' Party. The surviving inscription reads "The People".

#56091628

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (Sztalinvaros) steelmill; the cokery is stoked every seventy (instead of twenty) minutes. Polish coal is unloaded from freight cars. 
Dunapentele, 1956

#561001 3A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Work is slowed down at the Dunapentele (...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Members of the Works Council of the Dunapentele steelworks discuss the post-revolution situation.
Dunapentele, 1956

#561003 4

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Members of the Works Council of the Dun...
Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. 
Membership meeting of the Writers' Association on December 28, 1956, during which the Hungarian writers discussed the situation following the end of the Revolution. In January 1957 the Writers' Association was dissolved and only permitted to be reestablished  in 1959.

#56100616

Aftermath of the Hungarian revolution. Membership meeting of the Writers' Asso...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Streets are being cleared from rubble. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101130A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Streets are being cleared from rubble....
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Membership meeting of an agricultural cooperative in Karzag in the Hungarian Puszta, the vast plain in the East of the country. Members elected officials and presidents, but voting was usually along lines prescribed by the Communist Party.
Karzag, 1956

#561016 4A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Membership meeting of an agricultural co...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
During the cold winter of 1956, two soldiers run through the rubble of Budapest, 1956

#56101217A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. During the cold winter of 1956, two sol...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
Two women walk home from shopping. Around Christmas 1956, public transport was still interrupted by street damage.              
Budapest, 1956

#56101225

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Two women walk home from shopping. Arou...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
People wait at a war-damaged station of a suburban train.
Budapest, 1956

#56101312

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. People wait at a war-damaged station of...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Young freedom fighters in front of the Corvin-square cinema. The gun has been protected from the falling snow with a poster reading "extended".

#56090817A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Corvin Lane during the cease-fire: a makeshift Red Cross ambulance with a nurse passing a disabled mine-thrower.

#56090238A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents stand around a Hungarian T-34 tank painted with the Hungarian national emblem, awaiting another attack by the Soviet forces.

#560916 2A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Panic broke out on Köztarsasag ter, the Republic Square, as the sound of shooting gets closer. A nurse is looking for the wounded.

#56091535

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution: A woman sells rags
from a burnt-out store.
Budapest, November 1956

#56090526A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Free newspapers (with the Hungarian national emblem) reappeared.

#56090636

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
Production meeting in Sztálinváros (Stalin City). Labour unrest and some strikes began among the privileged steelworkers months before the outbreak of the Hungarian Revolution.

#56055124

Production meeting in Sztálinváros (Stalin City). Labour unrest and some strikes...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
An upturned trailer in a street in downtown Budapest,
probably used as a barricade by the insurgents. The Soviet tanks were at first ordered to make a "show of force" by driving through the streets of Budapest, but were allowed to fire in self-defense only. Insurgents threw Molotov cocktails from upper floors and tried to slow down the Soviet tanks by building makeshift barricades made from upturned vehicles or cobblestones.

#56090610

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting. 
Disabled heavy assault guns ISU-152 on Joszef Koerut in downtown Budapest. In the background a T-34 tank.

#560911 6

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the Budapest Headquarters of the Communist "Hungarian Working People's Party" insurgents burn Soviet flags.

#56091118

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
A dead AVH-man, killed during the storming of the Headquarters of the Communist Hungarian Working People's Party, is decked out with a picture of Rakosi.

#56091123

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Janos Mesz, "Janos of the wooden leg", one of the leaders of the insurgents'group in Corvin Lane. Mesz lost his leg in a railroad accident. He was fatally wounded on November 4th.

#56091133

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have hung the Hungarian national flag in a window of the HQ of AVH, the Communist Secret Police. The Communist emblem, hammer and sickle, has been removed from the flag in the foreground.

#560914 1

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting. 
Two insurgents guard a side-entrance to the just conquered AVH-building. 
Budapest, 30 October 1956.

#56091419

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956. It was crushed by Soviet troops after days of street fighting. 
Insurgents remove the portrait of Lenin in the citz hall of Györ in West Hungary on 30 October.

#560924 8

The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956....
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
Clearing rubble in a Budapest street in the winter of 1956. 
Budapest, 1956

#56101419A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. Clearing rubble in a Budapest street in...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
A woman carrying a Christmas tree. The winter of 1956 was bitterly cold; food and fuel were scarce. In a burnt-out shop, a woman sells necklaces, rings and other trinkets.

#56101710

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A woman carrying a Christmas tree. The w...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Stalin monument was toppled during the night of October 23. Furious insurgents hack and beat at the heavy bronze.
"Go on, keep banging at it" is written in chalk on the statue.

#56090435

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In between street battles, life must go on: Budapest shoppers walk past a Soviet tank. Budapest, October 1956.

#56090333

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The Stalin monument was toppled during the night of October 23. Furious insurgents hack and beat at the heavy bronze.

#56090423

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956. It was crushed by Soviet troops after days of street fighting. 
Insurgents remove the portrait of Lenin in the citz hall of Györ in West Hungary on 30 October.

#56092410

The Hungarian Revolution began with a mass-rally in Budapest on 23October 1956....
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally
in Budapest on October 23,1956.It was crushed by Soviet
tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Wounded insurgent eating bread and butter.

#56092310

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 2...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Head-quarters of the Corvin-group of insurgents under the command of Gergely Pongratz (on the telephone). Pongratz was able to escape to the USA after the revolution failed.

#560907 2A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
In front of the just-conquered AVH Headquarters, passers-by burn pictures of Stalin.

#560910 7

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Women bringing loaves of bread  to the Corvin-group of insurgents led by Gergely Pongratz.

#560903 3

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.
A policewoman directing traffic at a Budapest crossing.   Budapest, 1956.

#561014 9A

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. A policewoman directing traffic at a Bud...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have hung the Hungarian national flag in a window of the HQ of AVH, the Communist Secret Police. The Communist emblem, hammer and sickle, has been removed from the flag in the foreground.

#56091413

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
The insurgents have hung the Hungarian national flag in a window of the HQ of AVH, the Communist Secret Police. The Communist emblem, hammer and sickle, has been removed from the flag in the foreground.

#560915 1

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
An enthusiastic insurgent recites Petöfi's "Songs of Freedom" in the broken shopwindow of the Soviet bookstore in Vaci utca.

#56091522A

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
An enthusiastic insurgent recites Petöfi's "Songs of Freedom" in the broken shopwindow of the Soviet bookstore in Vaci utca.

#56091516

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting.
Insurgents storm the Soviet bookstore "Horizon" in Kossuth Lajos street and burn pictures of hated Communist leaders.

#56091741

The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the rubble of a burnt-out clothing store.                                        
Budapest, 1956.

#561010 9

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the r...
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the rubble of a burnt-out clothing store.                                        
Budapest, 1956.

#56101013

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. On Rakoczi-ut people pick through the r...
Hungarian revolution

#56101024

Hungarian revolution
Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. 
An old woman sells candles for Christmas trees.                     
Budapest, December 1956

#56101717

Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. An old woman sells candles for Christma...
Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Cardinal-Archbishop Laszlo Paskai in the Episcopal Palace in Budapest, where his predecessor, Cardinal Joszef Mindszenty, stayed for a few hours after his liberation and before his long     
exile in the US-Embassy in Budapest.

#98011510

Budapest revisited 42 years after the Hungarian Revolution: Cardinal-Archbishop...