Gdańsk over centuries // Gdańsk przez wieki

Gdansk is one of the oldest cities of Poland - it is over 1000 years old! During that time a lot of things happened... // Gdańsk to jedno z najstarszych miast Polski - ma ponad 1000 lat! W tym czasie wiele się tu wydarzyło...
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Tanks in Gdansk, winter 1981

Tanks in Gdansk, winter 1981

#falowiec, gdańsk-przymorze 1994 by chrisdb1, via Flickr

#falowiec, gdańsk-przymorze 1994 by chrisdb1, via Flickr

Stary Wrzeszcz

Stary Wrzeszcz

Ulica Wajdeloty we Wrzeszczu / Wajdeloty Street, #Wrzeszcz #Gdansk

Ulica Wajdeloty we Wrzeszczu / Wajdeloty Street, #Wrzeszcz #Gdansk

The summer of 1980, when Lech Wałęsa was fired because of his professional and political work. He was a trained electrician working at the shipyard in Gdansk. For his struggle for democracy, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983. He was Poland's president from 1990 to 1995.

The summer of 1980, when Lech Wałęsa was fired because of his professional and political work. He was a trained electrician working at the shipyard in Gdansk. For his struggle for democracy, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983. He was Poland's president from 1990 to 1995.

At 4.45 am on 1 September 1939 the German battleship Schleswig-Holstein opened fire on the Polish garrison of the Westerplatte Fort, Danzig (modern-day Gdansk), in what was to become the first military engagement of World War Two. Simultaneously, 62 German divisions supported by 1,300 aircraft commenced the invasion of Poland.    The decision of Adolf Hitler to invade Poland was a gamble.

At 4.45 am on 1 September 1939 the German battleship Schleswig-Holstein opened fire on the Polish garrison of the Westerplatte Fort, Danzig (modern-day Gdansk), in what was to become the first military engagement of World War Two. Simultaneously, 62 German divisions supported by 1,300 aircraft commenced the invasion of Poland. The decision of Adolf Hitler to invade Poland was a gamble.

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Rynek w Nowym Porcie na pocztówce z roku 1900, dzieło gdańskiego uczonego Samuela Fryderyka Willenberga / New Port's market in year 1900. Author: Samuel Fryderyk Willenberg | #gdansk #postcard

Rynek w Nowym Porcie na pocztówce z roku 1900, dzieło gdańskiego uczonego Samuela Fryderyka Willenberga / New Port's market in year 1900. Author: Samuel Fryderyk Willenberg | #gdansk #postcard

Gdansk Harbour

Gdansk Harbour

#walesa #solidarity #gdansk

#walesa #solidarity #gdansk

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