Silesian Insurgents Monument

The Silesian Insurgents' Monument in Katowice was designed in 1967 by Gustaw Zemła - a sculptor, and Wojciech Zabłocki - an architect. It is considered one of the best-designed Polish monuments and is presented at a very well exposed location. It is also the largest and heaviest monument in Poland. It is a harmonious combination of architecture and sculpture with appropriate symbolism: the wings symbolize the three Silesian Uprisings 1919 - 1920 - 1921 while the names of places that were battlefields are etched on the vertical slopes. The monument was funded by the people of Warsaw for Upper Silesia.

Coordinates: 50°15′50″N 19°1′26″E / 50.26389°N 19.02389°E / 50.26389; 19.02389

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