We tried to confuse the Soviets as they took Prague

 

Ambassador Tariq Aqrawi remembers the end of the Prague Spring, when the Soviets invaded Czechoslovakia to end eight months of democratic reforms. He and other Kurdish exchange students took part in efforts to confuse the Soviets as they took the capital.

Storyteller: Tariq Aqrawi

Date of Story: 21 August 1968
Location of Story: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: 17 January, 2016