The photos were taken by Polish geologist Leszek Sawicki who was attending a conference in Prague at the time and was trapped in the capital city for several days after the invasion. Mr. Sawicki died earlier this year and the photos were discovered by his wife

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Prague, 1968. Photo: Leszek Sawicki
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Prague, 1968. Photo: Leszek Sawicki
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Prague, 1968. Photo: Leszek Sawicki
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Prague, 1968. Photo: Leszek Sawicki
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Prague, 1968. Photo: Leszek Sawicki
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Prague, 1968. Photo: Leszek Sawicki
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Prague, 1968. Photo: Leszek Sawicki
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Prague, 1968. Photo: Leszek Sawicki

 

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