On December 13th 1981, Poland was brought under Martial Law - and on the very day this happened, the British photographer Chris Niedenthal took this iconic picture in Warsaw: a tank in front of (now demolished) Moskwa (Moscow) movie theater, where Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now was playing. Read the story of what happened:

[Martial Law] Chris Niedenthal, Apocalypse Now, Warsaw in December 1981

Plac Zamkowy, 3 maja, Solidarność demonstruje, stan wojenny 1982

Protest against the imposed martial law in Warsaw, Poland, 1982

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True face of Communism: Martial Law in Poland - YouTube

True face of Communism: Martial Law in Poland


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