Silent witnesses

51 years old







Bernard Łyskawa, 51 years old

A mechanic at COBP "Poltegor" in Wrocław. On 1st May 1983 ge took part in an illegal procession organized by the opposition. When running away from the militiamen who were breaking up the demonstration, he was hit in the chest with a tear gas canister, and collapsed. The militiamen stopped an anonymous physician from helping him. He died of a heart attack near a gateway on Wita Stwosza Street


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