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October 25, 1956

Maj. Witold Osinski, Reports on the Events of 19-23 October 1956

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Reports recounting Osinski's experiences with infighting between the Polish Ministry of Defense (MND), and the Stalinist Internal Security Corps (ISC). The reports also take place during the Polish October (Gomulka' Thaw). Normal font indicates that the text appears in both instances of the document. Italics indicates that the text appears only in the original, handwritten version of the document. Bold font indicates that the text appears only in the final, typed version for Gomulka.


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Polish Military Archives (CAW), 1812/92/8 and Archive of the Military Internal Service (AWSW), 2859/20/K. Published in CWIHP Working Paper No. 17. Translated from Polish by Leo Gluchowski with Agnieszka Poleszczuk.


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