Third Silesian Uprising

Fischer 1931 | Michel 2078 | Scott 1808 | Year of issue 1971 | People's Republic of Poland

50th anniversary of the third Silesian Uprising.


1931
Rebels (photograph from 1921)
decorative label: monument in Katowice

Glossary

The Silesian Insurgents Monument in Katowice with its three wings symbolise the three sequential uprisings in 1919, 1920 and 1921. The sculpture was created by sculptor Gustaw Zemla and architect Wojciech Zabłocki.

Translations

50 rocznica III powstania Śląskiego = 50th anniversary of the third Silesian Uprising.

Relevant pages

The Silesian Insurgents Monument in Katowice is also depicted on Sheet 40 and Fischer 1629. Find other Polish stamps commemorating the Silesian Uprisings

Resources


First Silesian Uprising (1919)
Second Silesian Uprising (1920)
Third Silesian Uprising (1921)
Katowice
Insurgency

The Silesian Uprisings (by Anna Marcol at www.jfriends.com)
The Silesian Uprisings (www.us.edu.pl)