Category: hungarian

Austro-Hungarian grenadiers, WW1, 1917-18, loc…

Austro-Hungarian grenadiers, WW1, 1917-18, location unknown

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“First Hungarian Born In Indiana.” South Bend, Indiana, 1909.

“First Hungarian Born In Indiana.” South Bend, Indiana, 1909.

Residents of the village of Polnikovo accused …

Residents of the village of Polnikovo accused of killing Hungarian soldiers, dig their own grave, July 1942.

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The Communist symbol is cut out of the Hungari…

The Communist symbol is cut out of the Hungarian flag during the 1956 uprisings

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Josip Broz Tito in the Austro-Hungarian army, …

Josip Broz Tito in the Austro-Hungarian army, Drina, Bosnia, Austria-Hungary, 1914

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Sergeant major Josip Broz Tito in the Austro-Hungarian army. He is the one with the rifle.

The picture was taken sometimes before October 3, 1914. The picture was first published in Zagreb weekly Ilustrovani list.

The title is “Our soldiers on Drina river”. The caption under the picture is “Trenches of our soldiers on Drina river in Bosnia, in which the enemy is awaited, also where soldiers sleep at night”

Page from the newspapers.

A different picture, taken on the same occasion was published on November 11, 1914 in Jutarnji list.

During an exhibition in 1970, Tito confirmed it was him in the picture but claimed the picture was taken in Galicia (Ukraine) which doesn’t fit the time-frame since his unit was sent to the Russian front much later.

The composer Béla Bartók recording folk songs …

The composer Béla Bartók recording folk songs in the Hungarian village of Darázs during 1909. He is using a cylinder phonograph

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Portrait of a young Hungarian lady, around 1888 to 1890.

Portrait of a young Hungarian lady, around 1888 to 1890.

WW1 Austro-Hungarian outpost on Monte Pin, 191…

WW1 Austro-Hungarian outpost on Monte Pin, 1916. Colourised.

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Austro-Hungarian recon plane with 10 Mauser C-…

Austro-Hungarian recon plane with 10 Mauser C-96 revolvers mounted on it, circa 1915-18

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This, alongside many other photos taken by the same photographer, were found by my grandfather in a bombed out house in Yugoslavia during the Allied bombings in 1944

Austro-Hungarian tail gunner armed with ten Mauser C96 handguns,…

Austro-Hungarian tail gunner armed with ten Mauser C96 handguns, WWI

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