‘Blood in the water’ – Hungary vs USSR at the 1956 Olympics

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Try to imagine the situation,” says Dezso Gyarmati, captain of Hungary’s 1956 Olympic water polo team. “A superpower destroys your country with weapons and tanks — a country that has never asked for that power to be there. And after that revolution is crushed you have to face the representatives of that superpower.” CNN via the17thman

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