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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. 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, 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, 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, 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, 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution. An old woman pulls three heavy bags through the snow.

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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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    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, 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, 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, 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.

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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. 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, 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, 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, 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.

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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. Outside the former central office of Szabad Nép, crowds try to catch the first edition of "Függetlenség" (Independence).

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    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 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, 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, 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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    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.

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    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

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