Leon Trotsky, Prague Spring, Angela's Gun

On this day: August 21
A Nazi flag is installed atop the Mount Elbrus (1942)

Soviet Union-dominated Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia, crushing the Prague Spring (1968)

Coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev collapses (1991)

b: Jon Tester (1956); d: Leon Trotsky (1940), George Jackson (1971), James P. Cannon (1974)

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