Thursday, October 13, 2011

From the Life photo archive:

From General interwebs

"A 15-year-old Hungarian girl carries a machine gun in Budapest during the anti-communist revolution in Hungary."

There is nothing about that sentence that isn't awesome.


  1. "There is nothing about that sentence that isn't awesome."

    Here, here! And I kind of like that she stopped to pose for a picture as if she knew how awesome she was being. :)

  2. It's too bad most of them got wiped-out in November when the Soviets moved-in with tanks to crush the "Hungarian Autumn"/"Occcupy Budapest" crowd...but at least they went down fighting. Too bad John Foster Dulles was too busy whipping-up the Suez Crisis to respond appropriately.

  3. Takes it a step beyond the usual "lots of these people are dead" realization that comes with most old photos, dunnit?