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Hungarian flag with the 1949–1956 communist emblem cut out

Jun 23, 1956 to Nov 11, 1956


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Hungarian Revolution of 1956

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956, or the Hungarian Uprising, was a nationwide revolution against the Hungarian People's Republic and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956. Leaderless when it first began, it was the first major threat to Soviet control since the Red Army drove Nazi Germany from its territory at the End of World War II in Europe.

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