Poland: Bloodied but Still Unbowed

Grieving Solidarity supporters stage a silent protest

At 9 a.m. the solemn procession moved out of the gates of the giant steel mill at Nowa Huta, an industrial city less than ten miles from Cracow, and began to make its way across railroad tracks and cinder heaps to a hill overlooking the foundry. Many workers in the column carried their soot-smudged vermilion hard hats under their arms. Others held bunches of chrysanthemums or evergreen wreaths bedecked with ribbons bearing bold messages like IT is BETTER TO DIE STANDING UP THAN LIVE ON YOUR

KNEES. Along the streets of Nowa Huta, riot...

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