Czech Defiance

Hulton Archive1968-08-21

Getty Images

Getty Images
New York, United States

21st August 1968: A military truck with Czech civilians waving Czech flags and shouting drives past a Soviet tank on Veletrzni Street, the day after Warsaw Pact troops invaded Czechoslovakia, Prague. The invasion ended the reform-minded government of Alexander Dubcek and Ludvik Svoboda. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


  • Title: Czech Defiance
  • Creator: Hulton Archive
  • Date Created: 1968-08-21
  • Provenance: Archive Photos
  • Subject Keywords: Group, Mode of Transport, Conflict, Horizontal, Flag, Black And White, Czech Republic, Russia, Tank, Driving, Shouting, Waving, Army, Street, Day, Prague, Military, Politics, Communism, Armored Vehicle, Truck, Civilian, 1960-1969
  • Collection ID: 526
  • Collection: Archive Photos
  • Artist Title: Stringer

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