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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"I only wish all the Czechs would set fire to themselves, we wouldn't have the bother of transporting them all the way to Siberia..."
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Published byDaily Express
Date22 Jan 1969
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptSite for concentration camp
Pravda - Czechoslovakia - Two human torches
Person DepictedKosygin; Alexei
Brezhnev; Leonid Ilyich (1906-1982)
NotesNews (21st January) After philosophy student Jan Palach set fire to himself in Czechoslovakia in protest against the Russian invasion on 17th Jan, there was a second case of self-immolation. (The Times Index, Jan-Feb 1969)
SubjectsPravda
irritation
headlines
hair
university students
protests
suicide
moon
samovars
guns
Hammer and Sickle
holsters
Russia
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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