Silent witnesses

43 years old




Władysław Durda, 43 years old 

A toolmaker from the Management of Szczecin Port. He died during the night from May 3-4, 1982, poisoned by the tear gas used to break up a demonstration on May 3, 1982 inSzczecin. During the events he did not leave home, but his apartment was so saturated with gas that he started to suffocate. When asked by his wife, the militia refused to call an ambulance.


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