Hungary : Internal political situation in Hungary (FO371-122392).

  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
  • London : Foreign Office, 1956.
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF


  • General Correspondence from 1906-1966 (Great Britain. Foreign Office. Political Departments) ; FO371-122392. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FO371: Foreign Office: Political Departments: General Correspondence from 1906-1966 ; FO371-122392
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1953-1960: Module 1
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file containing documents relating to the Hungarian uprising. Documents in the file include telegrams from the British Embassy in Budapest reporting on the progress of a Hungarian general strike -- Hungarian government attempts to end the strike -- and Hungarian army officers being made to sign statements supporting the Kádár regime. Issues discussed in the file include the United Nations' handling of the crisis, including a resolution about deportations to Siberia -- the creation of a working group to consider the issue -- and a visit to Budapest by the U.N. Secretary General. Other documents discussed include telegrams from the Hungarian government protesting the legitimacy of the U.N.'s involvement in Hungary -- correspondence comparing the Hungary crisis and the British action in Greece following the Second World War -- and a telegram from the Soviet government to Queen Elizabeth II, which the Soviet government accepted had been a mistake and had requested to withdraw.
  • File date: 1956.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 1986.
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