Czechoslovakia. Prague Spring // photo by Ladislav Bielik. Soviet invasion of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (Czechoslovakia), 20/21 August 1968 (passive resistance by the Slovak people). - A man bares his chest in front of a tank belonging to the invading Warsaw Pact troops. - Photo, Bratislava, 21 August 1968.
Sean O'Hagan meets photographer Josef Koudelka who captured the 1968 Soviet invasion of Prague
Forty years on from the 1968 Soviet invasion of Prague, we meet Josef Koudelka, the man who captured the most startling images of that dramatic week, then went on to become one of the greatest photojournalists of our time