Cover: Prague Resistance, 1968 : The Ingenuity of Conviction.

Prague Resistance, 1968 : The Ingenuity of Conviction.

Published 1968

by Constantine Christo Menges

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A first-hand description of events in Prague during the period August 20-27, 1968. A few hours after the Soviet invasion, a strongly united, resourceful, and well-informed Czech resistance--both organized and mass--had formed. Key elements to the strength of the resistance were its clandestine radio and press, as well as several ingenious tactics it devised to thwart the invaders. There is a possibility that the USSR will try to break down the resistance and gain collaborators and control of the government; however, there is also the possibility of a genuine agreement so long as the Czech people and government remain united. 15 pp.

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