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In the Name of the Working Class: Budapest’s Police Chief During the Hungarian Revolution Tells the Extraordinary and Terrible Story of 1956

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Sandor Kopacsi was Budapest’s chief of police when the Hungarian Revolution erupted on October 23, 1956. In a dramatic shift of allegiance, Kopacsi–once a Communist true believer–refused to obey orders to disperse demonstrators demanding liberalization of the regime and withdrawal of Russian troops from Hungary. Arrested several weeks later for his role in the uprising and ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published April 28th 2007 by Grove Press (first published May 25th 1989)
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This book gives a great insight into the Hungarian Revolution. It was a bit hard to follow but the first hand experience from the author made it very interesting despite the writing style.
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