Philatelic exhibition in Katowice

Fischer A1931 (Sheet 40) | Michel Sheet 45 | Scott 1808a. | Year of issue 1971 | People's Republic of Poland

Commemorating the three Silesian Uprisings of 1919, 1920 and 1921.


Sheet 40
Three times Fisher 1931

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

Krajowa wystawa filatelistyczna - Katowice = National philatelic exhibition - Katowice.
Rocznice Powstań Śląskich = The anniversaries of the Silesian Uprisings.
50 rocznica III powstania Śląskiego = 50th anniversary of the third Silesian Uprising.

Relevant pages

The Silesian Insurgents Monument in Katowice is also depicted on Fischer 1931 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)