Czech Crisis

Reg Lancaster1968-08-27

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27th August 1968: Crowds in Wenceslas Square, Prague, reading student literature protesting against the presence of the Russian Army. The Soviets had invaded the country under the pretext of helping the Czech government put down a right wing uprising. (Photo by Reg Lancaster/Express/Getty Images)


  • Title: Czech Crisis
  • Creator: Reg Lancaster
  • Date Created: 1968-08-27
  • Provenance: Hulton Archive
  • Subject Keywords: Letter, Anticipation, Vertical, Black And White, Czech Republic, Protest, Document, Crowd, Town Square, Army, Statue, Prague, Wenceslas Square, Russian Culture, Learning, Politics, Literature, Males, Banner, Reading, 1960-1969
  • Collection ID: 60
  • Collection: Hulton Archive
  • Artist Title: Stringer

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