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Josef Koudelka: Prague Invasion, 1968 © Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

PRAGUE INVASION, 1968 - Crowds of people gathered in the streets of the capital chanting support for Mr. Dubcek and implored the foreign troops to go home. ~ (Photo by Josef Koudelka.

August 1968: A soviet tank in St Wenceslas Square, Prague, in front of crowds of protesters and the shadowy silhouette of Prague's National Museum. (Photo by Stefan Tyszko/Getty Images)

August A Soviet tanks in St Wenceslas Square, Prague, in front of crowds of protesters and the shadowy silhouette of Prague's National Museum. (Photo by Stefan Tyszko/Getty Images)

Mods in Prague?  A boy wearing M-51 Parka.  Photography by Josef Koudelka, August 1968, Prague

Josef Koudelka (Chequia, Prague - 'In August 1968 the Magnum photographer Josef Koudelka documented the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia's capital.

Soviet T-10M Prague 1968

Heavy tanks contingent of Soviet troops during operation “Danube”, Plzen, Czechoslovakia, August

Citizens of Prague block a tank trying to end the “Prague Spring,” August 21, 1968. By Bohumil Dobrovolsky.

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Citizens of Prague block a tank trying to end the “Prague Spring,” August By Bohumil Dobrovolsky.

Prague residents throw burning torches at a Soviet tank during the Prague Spring, 1968

Residents of Prague, Czechoslovakia, throw burning torches in an attempt to stop a Soviet tank on August A Soviet-led invasion by Warsaw Pact troops crushed the so-called Prague Spring reform and re-established totalitarian rule.

bmashina: “ Suppression of the anti-Soviet uprising in Czechoslovakia (Prague spring 1968) Medium tank t-54A (tactical number “212”) of the Soviet Army crushes the “Prague spring” ”

bmashina: “ Suppression of the anti-Soviet uprising in Czechoslovakia (Prague spring Medium tank (tactical number of the Soviet Army crushes the “Prague spring” ”

1968 - Czechoslovakia - Soviet Invasion Veru, aj to patri do mojho detstva...

1968 - Czechoslovakia - Soviet Invasion Veru, aj to patri do mojho detstva.

1968: Soviet T62 main battle tanks line up in the streets of Prague after…

September Soviet main battle tanks line up in the streets of Prague after crushing an uprising, Czechoslovakia. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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