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Preparing for Martial Law: Through the Eyes of Colonel Ryszard Kuklinski

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Overview

A captivating collection of over 75 documents concerning the planning and implementation martial law in Poland from mid-1980 to late 1981. The collection release coincided with a CIA symposium honoring Colonel Ryszard Kuklinski, a member of the Polish Army General Staff and the source of the documents. His information provided documents and personal commentary that gave intelligence analysts and US policy makers invaluable insight into the crisis.

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Document List (PDF Format)

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PDF icon 1981-05-26a.pdf509.89 KB

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PDF icon 1981-01-30.pdf1.61 MB

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PDF icon 1981-11-13b.pdf1.94 MB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6471
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PDF icon 1981-03-12b.pdf383.83 KB

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PDF icon 1981-10-26a.pdf109 KB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6492
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PDF icon 1981-11-13a.pdf708.01 KB

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PDF icon 1981-12-24a.pdf320.85 KB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6472
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PDF icon 1981-10-07.pdf364.1 KB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6482
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PDF icon 2000-01-01.pdf19.16 MB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6493
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PDF icon 1982-01-08.pdf269.74 KB

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PDF icon 2008-11-18.pdf123.67 KB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6473
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PDF icon 1981-02-13.pdf3.4 MB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6483
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PDF icon 1981-09-30b.pdf417.51 KB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6494
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PDF icon 1981-09-04.pdf885.95 KB

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PDF icon 1981-03-16a.pdf787 KB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6474
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PDF icon 1981-07-24.pdf970.52 KB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6484
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PDF icon 1981-08-25.pdf321.54 KB

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