Hungarian Revolution 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. 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.
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.
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.