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    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.

    56-09-11/20

    Under Hungarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free in the exercise of their religion. Some leaders of the churches were imprisoned. Joszef Cardinal Mindszenty returned to Budapest on October 31, 1956, after 8 years in an AVH (Secret Police) prison in Felsoepeteny. On November 4, he fled to the US-Embassy in Budapest, where he remained until 1971. He was permitted to leave Hungary in 1971 and lived in Vienna until his death in 1975.

    56-09-12/16

    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.

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    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.

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    Under Hungarian Communism,Protestants,Catholics and Jews were fairly free to exercise their religion,but leaders of the Christian churches were persecuted. Cardinal Joszef Mindszenty,with well-wisher,after his release from prison, Budapest,October 1956.

    56-09-22/18

    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 Gyr in West Hungary on 30 October.

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    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

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    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

    56-10-02/17

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

    56-10-04/23

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

    56-10-15/ 3

    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.

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    Hungary 42 years after the Revolution: Between November 4 and December 31,1956, 155.085 Hungarian refugees crossed into Austria.In memory of the mass- exodus,Hungarian authorities preserved two of the watch-towers which dotted the "Iron Curtain".

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    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.

    98-01-07/13A

    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.

    98-01-19/21

    The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

    56-03-01/18

    The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

    56-03-01/32

    The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

    56-03-02/ 9A

    The "Iron Curtain" dividing Europe into East and West also divided Austria and Hungary. Between 10 May and early September 1956, in a brief thaw before the revolution, Hungarian soldiers cleared the area of mines and took down the barbed-wire fences on the Austrian border, 1956.

    56-03-02/14A

    During the meeting on press and information on June 27, 1956, Sandor Nogradi, member of the Central Committee, defended the Party line against attacks from the audience.

    56-04-05/21

    Daily Life in Communist Hungary:Budapest was the most elegant city in the Communist world.New,Western- style elegance in a shopwindow in Vaci-ut,summer 1956.

    56-05-08/13A

    Under Communist rule in Hungary,most farms were turned into huge agricultural cooperatives.Private farming was restricted to small plots for family-use and private sale on the free market. Cherries are sold on a Budapest street.

    56-05-16/29

    In the 1950s Hungarian citizens were not allowed to own Western currencies. Money received from abroad had to be exchanged for coupons, which were often immediately passed on to customers to be used in special IKKA shops.

    56-05-29/28

    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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    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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