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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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INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION CABLE, 18 DECEMBER 1981

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1981-12-18.pdf333.14 KB

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INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION CABLE, 25 JANUARY 1982

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1982-01-25.pdf281.27 KB

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INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION CABLE, 27 JANUARY 1982

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1982-01-27.pdf128 KB

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INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION CABLE, 7 JANUARY 1981

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b64b8
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1981-01-07.pdf119.29 KB

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INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION REPORT, 13 MAY 1982

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6499
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1982-05-13.pdf343.17 KB

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INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION REPORT, 5 APRIL 1982

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b64ae
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1982-04-05b.pdf205.24 KB

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INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION REPORT, 5 APRIL 1982

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b64b5
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1982-04-05a.pdf162.58 KB

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Intelligence Information Special Report, 7 OCTOBER 1981

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

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MEMO: 18 SEPTEMBER 1981

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1981-09-18.pdf307.37 KB

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MEMO: 26 OCTOBER 1981

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b6481
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1981-10-26a.pdf109 KB

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