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Warsaw in 1988. Military presence?

bravo 4 | 63
18 May 2011 #1
Can anyone tell me how large the military presence was on the streets of Warsaw in 1998. And how much security there was at the airport?

I apologise for such broad question but I'm just trying to get an idea.
Antek_Stalich 5 | 997
18 May 2011 #2
No military in the streets of Warsaw in 1988 except normal cadre members and soldiers on leave. Picturesque were groups of ex-soldiers (so-called "rezerwa") in civil cloths, with fancy self-made scarfs, drunk, returning home in groups and singing:

Godzina piąta minut trzydzieści
Kiedy pobudka zagrała
Grupa rezerwy szła do cywila
Niejedna panna płakała...

I'm not sure about security at the airport. Certainly nothing special. AFAIK, the martial law was abolished in 1984.

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