Budapest in 1956 looked a little bit like New York in 1886, as you can see it on this photo from our collection, taken by a U.S. Marine Security Guard serving in the American Legation. The Liberty Statue of Budapest, however, was much more ominous than her sister, the Statue of Liberty in NY: it was erected in remembrance of the Soviet “liberation” of the country from the German occupation in WW2. Here is how the same street looks today, 60 years later:
Come and join me for a walking tour in Budapest to travel back to a time where fear and manipulation ruled the country. I will explain everything on location, citing real stories happening to real people: spies, masters and victims on both sides, based on the latest, unpublished archival research. It may sound serious, but it will be fun. You can book your tour HERE.
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