External Links to 1956 Resources.
to suggest a link:
American Hungarian Federation is coordinating events across
the country and planning over a year of events in Washington DC that
2005! Read more about us and join!
- The 1956 Institute,
(1956-os Intézet) headed by Dr. Janos Reiner, is a great site
devoted to exploring the 1956 Hungarian Revolution in English and Hungarian.
- The Cleveland Hungarian Revolution 50th Anniversary Committee (CHR50)
is organizing a major observance event of this important historical
milestone on October 21st and 22nd, 2006 in Cleveland, Ohio.
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is participating
in the international conference entitled "1956 and Hungary: the
Memory of Eyewitnesses - In Search of Freedom and Democracy" that
is currently taking place at the Italian Cultural Centre in Budapest
September 28-29, 2006. [read
- a Hungarian American Coalition project that aims to present oral histories
from the Hungarian Revolution.
Radio Online - includes many audio files and an analysis
in Hungarian: "Ki húzta meg a ravaszt eloször 1956.
október 23-án?" "Who was the first to pull the
Magazine gave Hungarian Freedom Fighters the title "Man
of the Year" on July 1, 1957. "The Freedom Fighters filled
the empty bottles with gasoline and corked them with table napkins,
making what they called 'benzine flashes."
Hungary Page - offers information on 1956, the 1956 Olympics,
the popular "Nobel Prize Winners and Famous Hungarians," resources
on Trianon, Transylvania, History, Music, and more.
- the free, online encyclopedia that allows readers to manage its content!
"On This Day" allows you to see historical reports,
photos, and videos on various days of the revolution. For example, October
23, 1956, October
26, 1956, and November
- The 1956
Hungarian Revolution Historical Documentation and Research Foundation
in Hungary - a source for thousands of photographs from the period
- The National
Security Archive at The George Washington University provides
a wealth of information on the 1956 Revolution available for download
1956 Hungarian Revolution - a short chronology of events
Maleter on Wikipedia - the military leader of the Hungarian
has as site that transcribed many of the various speeches given before,
during, and after the revolution - a fascinating chronology from Nagy
to Mindszenty. (Hungarian)
1956-os Magyar Forradalom igaz története -
in Hungarian. "What the history books left out." Published
by the 1956 World Federation.
1956-os forradalom története Esztergomban -
The Revolution in Esztergom (in Hungarian)
és sorsok - a great site with photos and biographies
of some 1956 Freedom Fighters
Imre október 23-án: Nagy Imre október
23-án eleinte hallani sem akart arról, hogy a Parlamentbe
menjen és szóljon a tömeghez. Ám mégis
megtette. Döbbenetet érezhetett, amikor lenézett
a Parlament ablakából, s akkor is, amikor kifütyülték
az „elvtárs” megszólítást. Beszéde
az alant álló ismeretlen erovel szembeni aggodalmát
és szorongását mutatja.
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