Soviet tanks parked in the streets of Prague, 1968. Photo by Ralph Crane for LIFE Magazine. If there had been any doubts about the USSR and its intentions after the crushing of the Hungarian uprising in 1956 , this one act extinguished them.

The Soviet invasion - Soviet tanks parked in the streets of Prague - August, 1968 (by Ralph Crane)

cca 1942 Praha Staroměstské náměstí

Czech Republic - Old City Square in Year cca 1942 (many Years ago my Schoolfriend found in the loft of his home a few of original old slides.

cca 1942 Praha Staroměstské náměstí

Czech Republic - Old City Square in Year cca 1942 (many Years ago my Schoolfriend found in the loft of his home a few of original old slides.

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)

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