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Solidarity – Anna Walentynowicz

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One of those to die in the crash of the Polish airplane taking senior Polish officials to commemorate the victims of the Katyn massacre at the weekend was Anna Walentynowicz, veteran of the struggles to establish what became Solidarność – and independent trade unionism – in Poland.

John has a well-put tribute here, and John’s Labour blog features a link to a blog post giving some more of the history of the ‘woman of iron’.

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Written by Calvin

12/04/2010 at 12:39 pm

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