ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Hungarian refugees, 1956
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 6, 2018
Merle Hunter ©Stars and Stripes
Darmstadt, West Germany, November, 1956: Americans and Germans pass out food, clothing and gifts to Hungarian refugees whose train paused at a Darmstadt railway station as it brought them to new homes in the West. Tens of thousands of Hungarians fled their country in the wake of the brutal Soviet response to an uprising that began October 23.
Read two 1956 stories about the refugees.