60th Anniversary 1956 Revolution

October 23rd marks the day of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. It is a National Holiday when commemorations take place in Budapest and Hungary. 2016 is the 60th anniversary of the event with many commemorations, programs in the capital and the whole country.It was a revolution against the Stalinist, communist regime and Soviet oppression that was beaten down by the Russian army. The Hungarian revolution of 1956 is one of the most significant events of the country’s 20th century history.

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  1. I was a young boy in the Netherlands at the time. This event made a big impression on a young child like me. The photo’s in the newspapers of Soviet tanks in Budapest are still etched in my memory.


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