President Andrzej Duda laid wreaths at the graves of three Silesian Uprising leaders at a local cemetery in Katowice, southern Poland, on Friday, as part of ceremonies marking the centenary of the 1st Silesian Uprising.
Ultimately, uprisings in Silesia would see a large swathe of the region integrated into Poland.
Breaking from tradition, the parade was switched from Warsaw to Katowice so as to honour the centenary of the Silesian Uprising.
President Andrzej Duda laid a wreath on Thursday at the Silesian Uprisings Memorial in Katowice, southern Poland, as part of ceremonies marking Polish Armed Forces Day in the city.
This year's military parade on Polish Armed Forces Day on Aug. 15 will be held in Katowice, south Poland, to honour Silesia's residents, whose participation in the Silesian Uprisings showed that they wanted their region to be a part of Poland, the Polish defence minister said.
This year's military parade on Polish Armed Forces Day on August 15 will be held in Katowice, southern Poland, the Polish defence minister said on Thursday, adding that the "Faithful to Poland" parade will commemorate the centenary of the 1st Silesian Uprising.