History by Periods, War and Peace, Revolutions.
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The Hungarian Revolution began with a first mass-rally in Budapest on October 23, 1956. It was crushed by Soviet tanks and artillery after days of street-fighting. A burnt-out heavy tank "Josef Stalin" IS 3 with a 122 mm gun near the Kilian barracks in Budapest. A female insurgent walking home after a day of fighting. After the revolution failed, she was sentenced to death and executed.
Scenes from the "Golden Haggadah", around 1320. Eight scenes against a gold background depicting Jacob's dream, the binding of Isaac, Lot and his daughters, Isaac blessing Jacob, Lot's wife turned to a pillar of salt, Pharaoh's dream and Joseph interpreting the dreams. From northern Spain. ID: Add 27210, fol. 4v - 5.
Emperor Karl V's war against Chaireddin (also known as Hayreddin Barbarossa, Grand Admiral of the Ottoman Navy), Turkish governor of Tunis. Karl V (without armour) at the head of a cavalry detach- ment which repelled a Turkish sortee from Goleta. charcoal and watercolour on paper,385 x 662 cm,Inv.2038 In 1535 the Spanish Empire attacked Tunis, then under the control of the Ottoman Empire. Holy Roman Emperor Karl V (Charles V) of the Habsburg dynasty assembled a huge army and war fleet. He defeated Barbarossa's fleet and, after a siege, captured Tunis on June 1 1535.
Cavaliers under the command of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius are put to flight by sarazens during a battle near Antioch in 632. From "La fleur des histoires de la terre d'Orient des Hayton". Illumination on parchment. Probably Catalonia; middle of the 14th century. 187mm x 254mm Cod.2623, fol.15r