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Hungarian Revolution of 1956 - Peoples' munitions

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Budapest, 01-10-1956


The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956. The revolt began as a student demonstration which attracted thousands as it marched through central Budapest to the Parliament building. A student delegation entering the radio building in an attempt to broadcast its demands was detained. When the delegation's release was demanded by the demonstrators outside, they were fired upon by the State Security Police (ÁVH) from within the building. The news spread quickly and disorder and violence erupted throughout the capital. The revolt spread quickly across Hungary, and the government fell. Thousands organized into militias, battling the State Security Police (ÁVH) and Soviet troops. Pro-Soviet communists and ÁVH members were often executed or imprisoned, as former prisoners were released and armed. Impromptu councils wrested municipal control from the ruling Hungarian Working People's Party and demanded political changes. The new government formally disbanded the ÁVH, declared its intention to withdraw from the Warsaw Pact and pledged to re-establish free elections. By the end of October, fighting had almost stopped and a sense of normality began to return. After announcing a willingness to negotiate a withdrawal of Soviet forces, the Politburo changed its mind and moved to crush the revolution. On 4 November, a large Soviet force invaded Budapest and other regions of the country. Hungarian resistance continued until 10 November. Over 2,500 Hungarians and 700 Soviet troops were killed in the conflict, and 200,000 Hungarians fled as refugees. Mass arrests and denunciations continued for months thereafter. By January 1957, the new Soviet-installed government had suppressed all public opposition. These Soviet actions alienated many Western Marxists, yet strengthened Soviet control over Central Europe. Public discussion about this revolution was suppressed in Hungary for over 30 years, but since the thaw of the 1980s it has been a subject of intense study and debate. At the inauguration of the Third Hungarian Republic in 1989, October 23 was declared a national holiday.

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Arabic :

الثورة الهنغارية عام 1956، هنغاريا، بودابست، والناس، والذخائر، وخراطيش، الأسلحة،,

Bulgarian :

Унгарската революция от 1956, Унгария, Будапеща, хора, боеприпаси, касети, оръжия, ,

Catalan :

Revolució hongaresa de 1956, Hongria, Budapest, persones, municions, cartutxos, armes, ,

Chinese Simplified :

1956 年匈牙利革命,匈牙利,布达佩斯、 人民、 弹药、 墨盒,武器,,

Chinese Traditional :

1956 年匈牙利革命,匈牙利,布達佩斯、 人民、 彈藥、 墨水匣,武器,,

Czech :

Maďarská revoluce 1956, Maďarsko, Budapešť, lidé, munice, náboje, zbraně, ,

Danish :

Ungarske Revolution i 1956, Ungarn, Budapest, mennesker, ammunition, patroner, våben, ,

Dutch :

Hongaarse revolutie van 1956, Hongarije, Boedapest, mensen, munitie, patronen, wapens, ,

Estonian :

1956. aasta, Ungari, Budapest, inimesed, laskemoona, padrunid, relvad, ,

Finnish :

Unkarin vuoden 1956 kansannousun, Unkari, Budapest, ihmiset, ammusten, patruunat, aseita, ,

French :

Révolution hongroise de 1956, Hongrie, Budapest, gens, munitions, cartouches, armes, ,

German :

Ungarische Revolution von 1956, Ungarn, Budapest, Menschen, Munition, Patronen, Waffen, ,

Greek :

Ουγγρική επανάσταση του 1956, Ουγγαρίας, Βουδαπέστη, άνθρωποι, τα πυρομαχικά, κασέτες, όπλα, ,

Haitian Creole :

Ongaryen revolisyon. 1956, Ongri, Budapest, moun, minisyon, cartouches, zam yo, ,

Hebrew :

המרד ההונגרי, הונגריה, בודפשט, אנשים, תחמושת, מחסניות, כלי נשק, ,

Hindi :

1956 के हंगरियन क्रांति, हंगरी, बुडापेस्ट, लोगों को, लड़ाई के सामान, कारतूस, हथियार, ,

Hungarian :

Az 1956-os magyar forradalom, Magyarország, Budapest, emberek, lőszerek, töltények, fegyverek, ,

Indonesian :

Revolusi Hongaria 1956, Hongaria, Budapest, orang, amunisi, peluru, senjata, ,

Italian :

Rivoluzione ungherese del 1956, Ungheria, Budapest, persone, munizioni, cartucce, armi, ,

Japanese :

1956 年のハンガリー革命、ハンガリー、ブダペスト、人々、軍需品、カートリッジ、武器、,

Korean :

1956 년의 헝가리 혁명, 헝가리, 부다페스트, 사람, 군수, 카트리지, 무기, ,

Latvian :

1956 gada Ungārijas revolūcija, Ungārija, Budapešta, cilvēki, munīcijas, kasetnes, ieročus, ,

Lithuanian :

Vengrijos revoliucija, Vengrija, Budapeštas, žmonės, ginkluotė, kasetės, ginklų, ,

Norwegian :

Oppstanden i Ungarn, Budapest, folk, ammunisjon, patroner, våpen, ,

Polish :

Powstanie węgierskie 1956, Węgry, Budapeszt, ludzie, amunicji, wkłady, broni, ,

Portuguese :

Revolução húngara de 1956, Hungria, Budapeste, pessoas, munições, cartuchos, armas, ,

Romanian :

Revoluția maghiară din 1956, Ungaria, Budapesta, oameni, muniţii, cartuşe, arme, ,

Russian :

Венгерской революции 1956 года, Венгрия, Будапешт, людей, боеприпасы, патроны, оружие, ,

Slovak :

Maďarskej revolúcie v roku 1956, Maďarsko, Budapešť, ľudia, munície, kazety, zbrane, ,

Slovenian :

Madžarska revolucija 1956, Madžarska, Budimpešta, ljudi, streliva, kartuše, orožja, ,

Spanish :

Revolución húngara de 1956, Hungría, Budapest, gente, municiones, cartuchos, armas, ,

Swedish :

Ungerska revolutionen 1956 Ungern, Budapest, människor, ammunition, patroner, vapen, ,

Thai :

การ ปฏิวัติฮังการีของ 1956 ฮังการี บูดาเปสต์ คน ระเบิด ตลับ อาวุธ,

Turkish :

1956 Macar Devrimi, Macaristan, Budapeşte, insanlar, mühimmat, kartuşları, silahlar, ,

Ukrainian :

Угорська революція 1956 року, Угорщина, Будапешт, люди, боєприпасів, картриджі, зброї, ,

Vietnamese :

Cách mạng Hungary năm 1956, Hungary, Budapest, người, vũ khí, đạn, vũ khí, ,




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