A Terrible Panic': Czech Photographer 'Haunted' By 1968 Invasion

When Soviet tanks rolled into Czechoslovakia 50 years ago, crushing the period of liberalization known as the Prague Spring, a young photographer named Libor Hajsky captured scenes of violence and fear -- as well as moments of empathy and dark humor.

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+8 1. Abdullah54 commented 3 years ago

This post does not even remotely show the terror the Russians brought to Czechoslovakia. And they didn't get the fuck out for the next 23 years...
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-1 2. snotraddict commented 3 years ago

Only 15 people killed the first day. Amazing how "easy" it is and how pliable people are.
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+1 3. Abdullah54 commented 3 years ago

#2: Apart from the generally non-violent attitude of those days and expectations of impovement they probably did the math: https://goo.gl/YidKfu