Warsaw Pact countries invade Czechoslovakia to stamp out the "Prague Spring"

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Historical Context Note

Alexander Dubcek attempts to liberalize communist rule in Czechoslovakia but is stopped by the Warsaw Pact invasion.

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Editors. "Warsaw Pact countries invade Czechoslovakia to stamp out the "Prague Spring"". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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