Details
FOOTAGE number
FLM1249221
Title
Saturday, August 24, 1968 Streets of Prague during Soviet occupation. The opposition sabotage Soviet plans. Soviet politicians in conference.
Date
1968 (C20th)
Description
Part two of Seven Days to Remember Part 2, documenting events which followed the invasion of Czechoslovakia in August, 1968. Made by valiant Czech filmmakers, who risked their lives to film the defiance in the streets and to get their story to the outside, the film is the report of the brutal confrontation between a courageous people and a powerful invader. Saturday August 24th, streets of Prague during Soviet occupation. Citizens protest with graffiti. Citizens buying radio batteries. Radio announcement calling for the opposition to sabotage Soviet plans to destroy radio equipment. Opposition removes road signs to mislead Soviet troops. Occupying authorities and politicians in conference.
Credit
Film Images / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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