Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers

Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers information

Location
Gdańsk , Poland
Address
Plac Solidarności
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Just in front of the shipyard gates, the striking Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers commemorates the workers killed in the riots of 1970. Unveiled on 16 December 1980, 10 years after the massacre, the monument is a set of three 42m-tall steel crosses, with a series of bronze bas-reliefs in their bases. The first monument in a communist country to commemorate the regime’s victims, it became an instant symbol and remains so today.