Lech Walesa, anti-communist leader of Solidarity in Poland, supported by Polish Pope John Paul II, served as President of Poland from 1990-1995.

Lech Walesa, anti-communist leader of Solidarity in Poland, supported by Polish Pope John Paul II, served as President of Poland from via Kin Cho

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Martial law in Poland (Warszawa, 1984)

stan wojenny - Warszawa, Rynek Starego Miasta, 3 maja 1984 - Martial law in Poland

Chris Niedenthal, Apocalypse Now, Warsaw in December 1981

1981 - One of the most symbolic pictures of Martial Law in Poland. Soldiers are staying in front of the Moscow cinema. The irony is that there is a poster for the movie "Apocalypse Now," which generally reflects the situation in Poland .

1981 - One of the most symbolic picture of Martial Law in Poland. Soldiers are staying in front of the Moscow cinema. The irony is that there is a poster of "Apocalypse Now" , what generally reflect the situation in Poland .

1981 - One of the most symbolic pictures of Martial Law in Poland. Soldiers are staying in front of the Moscow cinema. The irony is that there is a poster for the movie "Apocalypse Now," which generally reflects the situation in Poland .

stan wojenny - Martial Law - December 13, 1981

stan wojenny - Martial Law - December 13, 1981

Stan wojenny, wrocławski sklep, 1982

Collector editions of Chris Niedenthal's photographs documenting communist period in Poland, Russia, East Germany, Romania, Czecho-slovakia.

These pictures really bring back the news I've heard, growing up.

Lech Wałęsa (b. Leader of the polish Solidarność (Solidarity) trade union. Showing that unions can, and do, make a difference.

Nieznane wcześniej zdjęcia ze stanu wojennego Gdańsk, Gdynia, Sopot - informacje, aktualności

Army tanks taking control of streets of Gdańsk at the start of the martial law in Poland.

Chris Niedenthal | Milicyjna armatka wodna przepędza kobiety przy krzyżu z kwiatów na placu | Warszawa, 16 sierpnia 1982, Plac Zwycięstwa (dzisiaj Plac Piłsudskiego)

Chris Niedenthal | Milicyjna armatka wodna przepędza kobiety przy krzyżu z kwiatów na placu | Warszawa, 16 sierpnia 1982, Plac Zwycięstwa (dzisiaj Plac Piłsudskiego)

Solidarity Movement, Poland, 1980s.

Joy after & registration in court - Lech Wa& with flowers -- (photo: J.

PRL: Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski introducing martial law in Poland. Text: Obowiązkiem moim jest wziąć tę odpowiedzialność - chodzi o przyszłość Polski, o którą moje pokolenie walczyło na wszystkich frontach wojny i której oddało najlepsze lata swego życia. Ogłaszam, że w dniu dzisiejszym ukonstytuowała się Wojskowa Rada Ocalenia Narodowego. Rada Państwa, w zgodzie z postanowieniami Konstytucji, wprowadziła dziś o północy stan wojenny na obszarze całego kraju.

Jaruzelski declares martial law in Poland (English subtitles)

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