Budget Films

Stock Footage

Refugees Flee Russian Tanks

POV shot from car shows crowds in Budapest celebrating the briefly successful Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Shots show Soviet tanks returning to the city. Footage shows refugees on road, escaping Hungary. A man carries a baby towards Austrian border. Women ride in open trucks, weep, hold children. A truck crosses into Austria. Shot shows Hungarian flag, with Communist symbol torn out.

Duration1 min, 51 sec
DateNovember 1956
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