Prague Spring 1968

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Josef Koudelka. Prague, Aug 1968 Warsaw Pact troops invade Prague. A streetcar stop with the announcement of the 9 pm to 5 am. curfew ordered under the state of siege

A streetcar stop with the announcement of the 9 pm to 5 am. curfew ordered under the state of siege

On August 25, 1968, The Red Army Occupied All Of Prague And Repressed The Czechoslovakian Patriot Youths Who Were Demonstrating. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

On August The Red Army Occupied All Of Prague And Repressed The Czechoslovakian Patriot Youths Who Were Demonstrating. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

Koudelka - Invasion 68

Koudelka - Invasion 68

Václav Havel (5. října 1936 Praha – 18. prosince 2011 Vlčice-Hrádeček) byl český dramatik, esejista, kritik komunistického režimu a později politik. Byl devátým a posledním prezidentem Československa (1989–1992) a prvním prezidentem České republiky (1993–2003).

Václav Havel was the Czech Republic's first president after the Velvet Revolution. His acts and opinions had a big influnce on people and Czech history in general.

Paul Goldsmith Photography | Prague 1968 | The Photographs

Historic Photographs and Book by Paul Goldsmith of the Soviet invasion of Prague 1968 with comments by George Schulz and Condoleeza Rice.

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Czech citizens attack a Soviet tank in Prague - August 1968

Russian soldiers with Fed cameras (Soviet Leica copies). From The Sunday Times Magazine (UK) Dec 15 1968 - double page spread credited Philippe Le Tellier. The caption reads ".. sightseeing in Prague during their recent much - publicised visit" - an ironic reference to the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia which ended the 'Prague Spring'. The camera on the left is a Fed 2.

Russian soldiers with Fed cameras (Soviet Leica copies). From The Sunday Times Magazine (UK) Dec 15 1968 - double page spread credited Philippe Le Tellier. The caption reads ".. sightseeing in Prague during their recent much - publicised visit" - an ironic reference to the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia which ended the 'Prague Spring'. The camera on the left is a Fed 2.

"Famine babies and crying war widows: unpicking the cliches of conflict photography" -- Sean O'Hagan in The Guardian

Famine babies and crying war widows: unpicking the cliches of conflict photography

Czechoslovakia Invasion, Prague, August 21 The Black Star by Hilmar Pabel [Human Rights, Human Wrongs - Photographer's Gallery]

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Soviet troops and most of their Warsaw Pact allies invaded Czechoslovakia on August to halt political liberalization in the country called the Prague Spring.

Srpen 1968. Lidé na Staroměstském náměstí protestují proti invazi vojáků Sovětského svazu. | na serveru Lidovky.cz | aktuální zprávy

Srpen 1968. Lidé na Staroměstském náměstí protestují proti invazi vojáků Sovětského svazu. | na serveru Lidovky.cz | aktuální zprávy

Srpen 1968. Někde se lidé pokusili o odpor, stavěli zátarasy. Proti tankům…

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

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