Jan Józef Lipski – Two cases of concussion and a heart attack (134/215)
The secret police found Operation Flying University infuriating and they tried to prevent lectures from taking place by sending hit squads to disrupt lectures initially just by shouting and heckling thus making it impossible for the lectures to be held. until he lost consciousness and suffered concussion. But when the organizers realized that this wasn’t enough and that despite everything the lectures were still taking place, they resorted to more extreme methods and sent a hit squad to barge into Jacek Kuroń’s home. They probably didn’t know that the lecture had been cancelled due to Jacek Kuroń’s father having fallen ill. Jacek told them his father was on the verge of having a heart attack and told them to leave as his father might die. However, they started to beat everyone who was in that apartment: several friends, Jacek’s wife, Jacek’s son. Our friend, Henryk Wujec, who came to see Jacek while the attack was taking place, was set upon by them and they kept beating his head against the front door of Jacek’s flat The outcome was two cases of concussion, and Mr Kuroń’s heart attack because although fortunately, they didn’t beat him up, he was unable to withstand the stress and had a heart attack although he did survive. This was how they fought against covert, independent education.