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One Day That Shook the Communist World:
The 1956 Hungarian Uprising and Its Legacy
Paul Lendvai
Translated by Ann Major

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction 1
Chapter 1: A Day That Shook the Communist World 5
Chapter 2: The Road to Revolution 25
Chapter 3: A Night of Cataclysmic Decisions 45
Chapter 4: The Legend of the Corvinists 55
Chapter 5: Wrestling for the Soul of Imre Nagy 67
Chapter 6: Deadlocked 75
Chapter 7: A Turnaround with a Question Mark 83
Chapter 8: The General, the Colonel, and the Adjutant 89
Chapter 9: The Dams Are Breaking 101
Chapter 10: The Condottiere, the "Uncle," and the Romantics 109
Chapter 11: Decision in the Kremlin: The End of Patience 119
Chapter 12: Double Dive into Darkness 127
Chapter 13: The Puppeteers and the Kádár Enigma 139
Chapter 14: Operation Whirlwind and Kádár's Phantom Government 149
Chapter 15: The Yugoslav-Soviet Conspiracy 163
Chapter 16: The Second Revolution 173
Chapter 17: The Moral Bankruptcy of the U.S. Liberation Theory 185
Chapter 18: Worldwide Reactions 195
Chapter 19: The Barbarous Vendetta of the Victors 211
Chapter 20: 1956-1989: Victory in Defeat? 225
Epilogue: Whose 1956? 241
Acknowledgments 247
Chronology 249
Notes 255
Bibliography 279
Index 285

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