The history of the anti-communist democratic opposition in Poland is a great inspiration for many people around the world . The Gdańsk Shipyard became a recognisable place on a map of historical peaceful victories and the point where dreams became true. Independent self-governing Trade Union “Solidarity” is a Polish trade union, it was founded on 17 September 1980 at the Gdańsk Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa. It was the first union trade in Warsaw Pact land which wasn’t controlled by communist party. It had nearly 10 million members.