Calendar of events

December 18, 1981

Pope John Paul addressed a letter to General Wojciech Jaruzelski with an appeal for the abolishment of martial law and "a strong request […] to cease actions that lead to the shedding of Polish blood".

The authorities suspended the activities of the A. Warski Szczecin Shipyard and proceeded to dismiss employees (1,015 people were fired in this way).

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