Photo Gallery The Father of Solidarity

Two decades ago, the Berlin Wall crumbled and a death blow was dealt to communism in Eastern Europe. But the path to that event was a long one. And it began in Gdansk.
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Foto: AP
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Foto: epa Lehtikuva Jorma Puusa/ picture-alliance/ dpa/dpaweb
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Foto: AFP
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Foto: DRUSZCZ WOJTEIC/ AFP
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Foto: Krzysztof Mystkowski/ AP
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Foto: epa Mike Persson/ picture-alliance/ dpa/dpaweb
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Foto: FRITZ REISS/ AP
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Foto: Czarek Sokolowski/ AP