Silesian Military District

Silesian Military District (Polish: Śląski Okręg Wojskowy) was one of two remaining military districts in Poland, the other being the Pomeranian Military District. Both were disbanded by the end of 2011. Its headquarters was in Wrocław

Its history dates back to the aftermath of World War II, when Military District Silesia (Okręg Wojskowy Śląsk) was formed in 1945.

Read more about Silesian Military DistrictDistrict History

Other articles related to "military, silesian military district, silesian military, military district, district, silesian, military districts, districts":

Czesław Piątas - Biography
... The unit under his command won many military awards, including the title of a leading unit of the Silesian Military District, which won Piątas a promotion to the rank of lieutenant-colonel in 1982 ... in 1982 and was assigned to the Headquarters of the Silesian Military Area, and in 1986 was given the command of Polish 4th Mechanised Division ... settled in Wrocław, where he became the Chief of Operations and the deputy commander of the Silesian Military District ...
Silesian Military District - District History
... The Silesian Military District Commander-in-Chief position was established in accordance with command of the Polish Army order No ... On the basis of Headquarters First Army, the Military District Command of Silesia was created at Katowice ... The district's area, which included the provinces of Silesian-Dąbrowski and Wroclaw province, is now dissolved ...
Polish Land Forces - History - 1945–1989
... Military districts were organised in liberated areas ... The districts exercised direct authority over the units stationed on the territory administered by them ... Gora to Kamien Pomorski, and on the basis of its headquarters, the staff of the Poznan Military District was created at Poznań ...

Famous quotes containing the words district and/or military:

    Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)

    The military and the clergy cause us much annoyance; the clergy and the military, they empty our wallets and rob our intelligence.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)