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


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

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b64b2
PDF icon 1981-12-24a.pdf320.85 KB

Document Number: 5076e90a993247d4d82b64bb
PDF icon 1998-09-05a.pdf444.61 KB

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