The Bridge at Andau is a 1957 nonfiction book by James Michener chronicling the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Michener was living in Austria in the 1950s. He was at the border of Austria and Hungary during the period in which a significant wave of refugees fled Hungary.
The title of the books refers to an actual bridge on the Austria-Hungary border near the village of Andau. The bridge was destroyed, in 1956 by Soviet troops. It was rebuilt in 1996 as a symbol of tolerance and helpfulness.
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