Category Archives: Revolution

Escaping Hungary – 1956


As the brief light of freedom rapidly dimmed on November 4, 1956, the possibility of attempting escape from Hungary crossed my parents mind, along with thousands of other Hungarians. My father, who by then had finished his training as an … Continue reading

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Hungary and the Revolution of 1956


Rakosi, the Communist leader in Hungary, was totally under Moscow’s control until, following Stalin’s death in 1953, a period of fluctuation set in. In July of 1953, he was deposed as Prime Minister in favor of Imre Nagy. Nagy was … Continue reading

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