All Photographs © Josef Koudelka. Behind the CKD Praha factory, looking towards the Hloubetin district.
In a recent survey leading up to the release of the 30th anniversary issue of PDN, readers voted Josef Koudelka‘s Invasion 68: Prague (Aperture, 2008) one of the most influential books of the decade. The book (which has been published in in ten countries, most recently in Russia) gathers more than 250 of the photographs Koudelka took in August 1968 during the Prague Spring, when Warsaw Pact tanks invaded Prague and Soviet soldiers clashed with citizens and protesters. (more…)