Students crossingOld Town Hall square beside the Jan Hus monument. Spires of the Tyn Church in the background. The square was the scene of the worst fighting during the Prague revolution of May 1945 when several buildings in the area, incl. the Old Town Hall, were destroyed by German bombs and artillery.


  • Date: 1947
  • Location: Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Religion, Monuments, Churches, Czechoslovakia, Cities, Prague, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_677251
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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