October 1956

October 5, 1956

The ‘trial of ten’ begins, only to be interrupted as the Provincial Court in Poznań returns the case files to the provincial prosecutor for further completion on November 3, 1956.

October 12, 1956

By this date, 41 indictments against 123 persons have been sent to the Provincial Court in Poznań. At this time, the prosecutor’s office withdraws ten cases against 12 people from the court, while five cases against seven detainees continue to be investigated.

October 19 -21, 1956

The 8th Plenum of KC PZPR is held in Warsaw, at which Władysław Gomułka is elected the First Secretary. In his speech, he re-evaluates the June uprising in Poznań.

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