Silent witnesses

37 years old






Lesław Martin, 37 years old

An electrician, bakery employee, member of the Audit Committee of the Management of the Lower Silesian Region of NSZZ "Solidarity", distributor and printer of illegal publications. Twice interned, kept under surveillance by the Secret Police. At night on January 11, 1985, "unknown assailants" threw him from a railway bridge in Wrocław. He died on January 23, 1985 as a result of injuries suffered, without regaining consciousness. A few months before his death he told his wife that he was being followed, and said that "I think they'll get me". He left behind two sons.

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