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40 years ago this week, the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia to put down the Prague Spring and arrest its leaders. Prague Spring, Warsaw Pact, Foto Poster, Henri Cartier Bresson, Magnum Photos, End Of The World, Soviet Union, Pablo Picasso, Eastern Europe

Photographer Profile ~ Josef Koudelka

Josef Koudelka, born in Moravia (1938), made his first photographs while a student in the 1950s. About the same time that he started his career as an aeronautical engineer in 1961 he also began photographing Gypsies in Czechoslovakia and theater in Prague. He turned full-time to photography in 1967. The following year, Koudelka photographed the Soviet invasion of Prague, publishing his photographs under the initials P. P. (Prague Photographer) for fear of reprisal to him and his family. In…

Josef Koudelka (b. January is a Czech photographer. Josef Koudelka was born in 1938 in Boskovice, Moravia. He began photogr. Magnum Photos, Henri Cartier Bresson, Indira Ghandi, Prague Spring, Powerful Images, Photographer Portfolio, Mike Tyson, French Photographers, Robert Capa

Quando gli angeli vanno in bicicletta - Josef Koudelka

Una favola, un sogno, una fiaba. Un angelo in bicicletta attraversa la strada, mentre due cavalli neri trascinano una carrozza accanto a lui. Foto di Josef Koudelka Foto di Josef Koudelka Un uomo accovacciato parla ad un cavallo bianco che annuisce con sguardo languido. Un bambino bacia sulle labbra la statua di una donna, che lo tiene in braccio. Un maschera gigante attraversa la piazza correndo. La sagoma di un cane nero scappa furtivo in un campo innevato. Le fotografie di Josef Koudelka…

Soviet Soldier In Prague During Warsaw Pact Intervention In Czechoslovakia Prague Spring, Warsaw Pact, Evil Empire, Fear Of The Unknown, Prague Czech Republic, Berlin Wall, Thats The Way, Soviet Union, Berlin

Soviet Tanks In Prague – August 20, 1968

Click on the link here for audio player: Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia – 1968 Even though news during this August in 1968 was primarily about the upcoming Democratic Convention in Chicago…

August The body of a young Czech fireman lies in a Prague morgue. He had been shot dead by the Soviets for climbing onto one of their advancing tanks during the Soviet invasion. (Photo by Stefan Tyszko/Getty Images) Prague Spring, Peace At Last, Death Becomes Her, Post Mortem Photography, Extraordinary People, My Heritage, Memento Mori, Casket, Present Day

The body of a young Czech fireman lies in a Prague morgue. He had...

The body of a young Czech fireman lies in a Prague morgue. He had been shot dead by the Soviets for climbing onto one of their advancing tanks during the Soviet invasion.

40 years ago this week, the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia to put down the Prague Spring and arrest its leaders. Corinna Lotz examines the background to the events that foreshadowed the end of the Stalinist monolith in Eastern Europe Marie Curie, Mahatma Gandhi, Steve Jobs, Audrey Hepburn, Prague Spring, Visit Prague, Earth Photos, Prague Czech Republic, Old Photography

Resources | The Prague Spring - beginning of the end for Stalinism

40 years ago this week, the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia to put down the Prague Spring and arrest its leaders. Corinna Lotz examines the background to the events that foreshadowed the end of the Stalinist monolith in Eastern Europe

24 Rare Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechless - During the Prague Spring in a Soviet soldier chases a young Czech man who was throwing rocks at a tank. Rare Historical Photos, Rare Photos, Old Photos, Historical Artifacts, Vintage Photos, Christopher Robin, Marie Curie, History Books, World History

24 Rare Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechless

These photos from the past are a quick and interesting glimpse at the times the pictures were taken. This completely random, yet somehow still interesting, list of photos will bring you your dose of fun facts and intriguing things for the day. Like, I had no idea that Alfred Hitchcock pretty much enjoyed a nice, warm cup of tea with the MGM lion. I kid you not.